Who should not take Risperidone?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • breast cancer
  • diabetes
  • increased prolactin in the blood
  • excessive fat in the blood
  • extreme loss of body water
  • overweight
  • deficiency of granulocytes a type of white blood cell
  • decreased white blood cells
  • decreased neutrophils a type of white blood cell
  • confused
  • drug abuse
  • parkinson symptoms
  • abnormal movements of face
  • muscles
  • and tongue
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • heart attack
  • disease of inadequate blood flow to the heart muscle
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • chronic heart failure
  • abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
  • stroke
  • disorder of the blood vessels of the brain
  • hardening of the arteries due to plaque buildup
  • blood pressure drop upon standing
  • abnormally low blood pressure
  • liver problems
  • severe liver disease
  • continued painful erection
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • seizures
  • fever
  • weight gain
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • cannot empty bladder
  • low body temperature
  • Susceptible to Breathing Fluid Into Lungs
  • decreased blood volume
  • Metabolic Syndrome X
  • Dementia in an Elderly Person
  • Diffuse Lewy Body Disease
  • cataract surgery
  • Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome
  • chronic kidney disease stage 3A (moderate)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 3B (moderate)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)


  • Risperidone Analogues

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