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    Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Risperdal Consta intramuscular.

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    Condition: Schizophrenia
    2/28/2016 12:33:32 AM

    Reviewer: mic888, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    the change over from Haldol 17 years to riaperdal was harsh, oral...after 5 years went to intramuscle...the results are much better, the problem with timing the oral meds is gone and regular sensations of normal life are much more abundant....but there is a very dark place that wasn't there with the Haldol, thus the worry about panic...this is eased by regularity in eating sleeping and exercis ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Schizophrenia
    6/29/2015 1:19:27 PM

    Reviewer: overwhelming, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    The medication causes weight gain, my son was in hospital for 9 days, symptoms developed vomiting, thirst, sleeping. Doctors discovered upon arrival high sugar level of 467, almost in icu.

    Condition: Schizophrenia
    5/26/2015 8:32:31 AM

    Reviewer: Brianna Lora , 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    i take this drug new for me its great for now i see the other reviews but it hurts like hell to get it it burns and you can harddly use your hand or arm

    Condition: Schizophrenia
    2/23/2013 10:38:50 AM

    Reviewer: Slolo, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I am writing this for our son. Before he was on Risperdal shot,he took the pills, but he stopped in 2009, because he thought he could use another form of treatment. He was okay until Dec. of 2009. Then he went crazy with fear. He thought our city was being poisoned by the water. While at our house he was asking if we had any guns. He was so depressed, we were fearful of what he might do. He went ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Schizophrenia
    9/6/2012 7:39:54 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I write this on behalf of my son, who had 2 unsuccessful & horrific suicide attempts that coincided with Risperdal Consta injections. With the 3rd attempt he ended his life.

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