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

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Condition: Schizophrenia
2/23/2013 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

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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.

Condition: Schizophrenia
5/31/2012 5:26:24 PM

Reviewer: daisy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My son is on this I am trying to find me some help paying for this so he may stay on this one. Please help 304-325-3523

Condition: Schizophrenia
11/27/2011 11:22:02 PM

Reviewer: Angeleyes51, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This shot has made my daughter worse and I'm takeing her in to get checked medialy, cause I did not take her for the 5th shot, but ever since she started it she has slurred speech which is getting worse, she won't go out or eat stays in bed most of the time, I honestly think this shot might have caused her to have some kinda stroke, cause her speech u can't even understand what she say ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Schizophrenia
11/26/2011 8:34:56 PM

Reviewer: angeleyes51, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I take care of my daughter she was takeing this shot I refused to bring her for the 5th one. cause for 2 weeks she won't get out of bed won't leave the house or eat, her speech is slurred which is scaring me' I think this medicane damaged her and I don't know if shes gonna get better, I'm takein her in to get checked out' I really hope the ones that made this med and the Dr ... Show Full Comment

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