Risperidone Side Effects, How it Works, Tips & Upsides

Risperidone is a antipsychotic medicine. It works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain.


Risperidone is used to treat schizophrenia and symptoms of bipolar disorder (manic depression). It is also used in autistic children to treat symptoms of irritability. Risperidone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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