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Condition: Other
7/14/2014 3:26:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My 22 yr old autistic son was prescribed respiridone as he became very anxious and sometimes violent. He started on .5 mg twice a day and within 3 weeks it had kicked in. He was very sedated and his appetite had increased within the first few weeks, but 7 mths on what a different person.! He hasnt once been anxious, there have been no incidents with him, what a turnaround.? However, after the 7 mt ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/4/2014 8:42:23 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It has caused rash and hives and trouble breathing, had to discontinue....

Condition: Other
12/17/2013 4:13:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Lost my period, gained a lot of weight, had pain in my legs. I would not recommend this drug to anyone. The therapist who prescribed it to me, Dr. Katherine Watkins from Rand, would not even give me a diagnosis. She said that I had to keep taking this but would not give me a reason. I asked her several times regarding the side effects and she would not disclose them to me. If I didn't know bet ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
12/6/2013 12:18:04 AM

Reviewer: Calione, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My father was given this for tactile delusions of objects in his mouth. Unfortunately he developed Parkinson's symptoms severe tremors, gained 20 lbs and constantly was drooling. His new doctor recently took him off this drug. His weight has returned to normal drooling had stopped but still has almost constant shaking.

Condition: Other
11/29/2013 4:43:38 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
over a five month ;numbness in whole nervous system ..and dulling of mind and emotion...then internal quivering, inability to sleep, the high pitch of birdsong irritated...An extreme slow allergic reaction ! that needed nursing care to overcome.!It was a lethal experience !

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