If you are:
Precaution: SHOULD NOT BREASTFEED DURING TREATMENT AND FOR 12 WKS AFTER LAST INJ PER MFR.
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Higher risk of tardive dyskinesia in the elderly. May cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Increased risk of death in senile dementia. Cardiovascular-May cause orthostatic hypotension. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Renal-Requires careful titration with renal impairment.
Giving risperidone microspheres Syringe to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: No information on effects of growth and sexual maturation with long term use. Dose form not studied in pediatrics.