Who should not take RISPERIDONE ODT?

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


  • breast cancer
  • diabetes
  • a high prolactin level
  • excessive fat in the blood
  • dehydration
  • overweight
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • confusion
  • drug abuse
  • a type of movement disorder called parkinsonism
  • tardive dyskinesia, a disorder characterized by involuntary movements of the face, mouth and tongue
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a reaction characterized by fever, muscle rigidity and confusion
  • a heart attack
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • chronic heart failure
  • a stroke
  • a disorder of the blood vessels of the brain
  • hardening of the arteries due to plaque buildup
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • low blood pressure
  • liver problems
  • severe liver disease
  • priapism, a prolonged erection of the penis
  • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
  • seizures
  • fever
  • weight gain
  • difficulty swallowing
  • an inability to completely empty the 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
  • floppy iris during eye surgery
  • chronic kidney disease stage 3A (moderate)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 3B (moderate)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)

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