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    Condition: Other
    9/4/2012 10:38:23 PM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was given the Rx to take at bedtime.. this is given to schizophrenics and it causes one to hear voices? Sounds like job security for masochistic shrinks. Feel MUCH better w/out it. I urge everyone to GET A SECOND OPINION!!!I now take a single dose of one med each day. Keep trying, there IS something better out there.

    Condition: Other
    7/25/2012 11:37:59 PM

    Reviewer: 7-12 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My son is 8 years old, has Autism and had been on the medication for close to 2 years. He had excessive weight gain and developed breasts. The doctors told us we just needed to monitor his diet better and make sure he excersized more. Needless to say we were not happy with the side effects.

    Condition: Other
    7/25/2012 12:49:26 AM

    Reviewer: kapaja, 7-12 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    My 10 year old son who is developmentally delayed has taken this med for aprox 2 months. At first it was great for helping him sleep. The side effects are horrible! He is hearing voices, having nightmares, very sleepy, weight gain, developed breasts and has a heavy gloss in his eyes. Headaches are bad also. Trying to get off of this med but you have to do it slowly. He's having severe withdraw ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    7/21/2012 1:23:58 PM

    Reviewer: mary, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
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    Condition: Other
    7/9/2012 10:22:03 PM

    Reviewer: Tomterrific, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had been severely depresssed. Doctor added 1MG of Risperidone several years to anti-depressant within a week stopped thinking of suicide. Doctor than lowered anti-depressant to lower dosage. Did gain some weight but I don't mind I'm so much happier. No complaints, no side effects I'm aware of. Again I have been taking 1MG of Risperidone once a day at bedtime for years. I' ... Show Full Comment

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