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2/15/2015 6:59:04 AM

Reviewer: CitizenSofa, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

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Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 1

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Been on for 5 months. This medication should be banned. Side effects weight gain, loss of sexual ability, insomnia. Benefits: none. Want to come off this med but psychiatrist won't let me. At wit's end over it. Causes so much suffering.

Condition: Other
1/9/2015 10:13:06 PM

Reviewer: death, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

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Current Rating: 1

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you will die or you will be severely tortured the rest of your life. don't take. worse than any poison

Condition: Other
3/28/2013 2:57:34 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Psychotic NOS in late 2010, and have been on Risperdal Consta for over 2 years now. This medicine is very helpful for me, very beneficial, as it keeps my mood and behavior very good at all times. I started on Risperdal Oral but was switched to Consta a short time later. I prefer the Risperdal Consta over the oral type of this medication. I highly recommend this medication!! ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/14/2012 7:01:29 PM

Reviewer: janep, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

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Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

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Condition: Other
7/13/2011 10:24:34 AM

Reviewer: etienne, on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

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Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 1

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i take risperdal consta since 18 months,because i was not compliant with pills of risperdal.Now i'm having very serious problems with this drug,since 3 months i get constant dizziness,impossibility to concentrate,feel like i'm going to fall down when i walk,headhaches,hypersensitivy to noice and more and more.i told my doctor about this side effects and he tells not to stop the injections ... Show Full Comment

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