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

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Condition: Other
3/12/2010 1:44:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My son hs been diagnosed with conduct disorder and possilbe bipolar disorder at age 6. He now takes reisperdal 0.25mg twice a day and it so far is helping him with his anger. We haven't experienced any of the symptoms yet and he's been taking it for 5 months now. I hope it continues that way.

Condition: Other
1/24/2010 5:08:05 PM

Reviewer: withallmyheart, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am a 58 year old female, with psychiatric history that dates to my early childhood. Medicine, hospitalizations, therapy have saved my life. I am currently taking Depakote and Nortripytline, but every day, without an antipsychotic, I am becoming sicker. I called my doctor, and he will prescribe risperidone 2 mg bid tomorrow. I cannot wait to get this medicine into my system. I can feel that ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/21/2010 10:25:04 PM

Reviewer: 3-6 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My 5 year old daughter is taking risperdal now for 3 months for conduct disorder. In that time she went from a size 5 to a size 10 in clothing. She weighed 43 lbs before starting and currently is 56lbs. I keep her eating under control and always feed her healthy food. She cries because she is always hungry. I had to buy her size 10 pants and hem the legs 6 inches just so she can wear jeans. I am d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/19/2010 1:10:29 AM

Reviewer: Concerned son, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been caring for my 92y/o Mother with dementia. Due to restless nights and hallucinations, a "pediatric"dose (0.5mg) was prescribed. After the third day, it took well over two hours and a trip to the emergency room to realize she could not tolerate this drug. I now know why the FDA has posted their warning advising NOT to use it for seniors with dementia. I only wish I looked it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
12/22/2009 7:54:34 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my 8yr. old grand child has been on this med. for 3yrs. The side effects are unbelivable, he has had so many, nervous ticks hearing voices that tell him things to do. terrible product wouldn't reccomend to any one :(

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