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Risperidone: Oral solution (1mg)

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Risperidone 1mg/ml Soln
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Risperidone 1mg/ml Soln
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Risperidone 1mg/ml Soln
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Risperidone 1mg/ml Soln
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Risperidone 1mg/ml Soln

What is this Medicine?

RISPERIDONE (ris PER i done) is an antipsychotic. It is used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and some symptoms of autism.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Risperdal: Oral solution (1mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Risperidone: Oral solution(1mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Risperidone 1mg/ml Solution

NDC: 504580596
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Mania, Autistic Disorder, Bipolar Disorder

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tourette's Syndrome, Delirium, Behavioral Or Psychological Symptoms Of Dementia, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Schizophrenia

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store between 59 to 77 degrees F
Protect from freezing
Risperidone 1mg/ml Solution

Reported Side Effects for Risperidone 1mg/ml Solution

Restlessness Incidence:
<11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
<2.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Convulsions Incidence:
<0.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Thirst Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Pseudoparkinsonism Incidence:
<28.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
<5.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
<21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Extra Saliva Production Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<32.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
<16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Diabetes Incidence:
<0.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
<11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tardive Dyskinesia Incidence:
0.1-5.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
0.8-12.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Tooth Pain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Uncontrolled Urination Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Bladder Infection Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Back Pain Incidence:
1.0-6.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
1.0-31.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
1.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
1.7-44.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tiredness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
2.0-17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Acne Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Increased Blood Fats Incidence:
2.5-6.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Triglycerides Incidence:
2.5-2.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
4.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
No Menstrual Periods Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Cholesterol Incidence:
4.3-6.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
5.0-63.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
5.0-17.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nighttime Urination Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Gain Incidence:
8.0-32.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
10.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Prolactin Level Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Runny Nose Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
13.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Risperidone 1mg/ml Solution

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Risperidone 1mg/ml Solution(Risperidone)
Marijuana and Atypical Antipsychotics(Risperidone)
It is recommended that ingestion, smoking, or inhalation of marijuana be avoided if you are treated with this drug. Marijuana may increase the risk for relapse or an increase in your mood and behavior symptoms. Marijuana may also interfere with the efficacy of your medication in treating your condition. If you continue to use marijuana, promptly get medical assistance if you experience unusual changes in moods or behaviors of any type. Be aware that sedation may occur and you should not drive or operate machinery or perform other hazardous tasks while under the influence of these medications.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Risperidone 1mg/ml Solution(Risperidone)
Alcohol and Atypical Antipsychotics(Risperidone)
Limit alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Second Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Third Trimester

Class 4 - Risk Documented in Humans & Animals

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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