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Risperidone is a drug used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia. It belongs to a class of drugs known as neuroleptics.
Risperidone acts by blocking certain receptors in the brain, which helps to reduce the activity of certain brain cells and reduce the symptoms of schizophrenia, such as hallucinations and delusions.
For oral administration. Take risperidone according to your doctor’s instructions and follow the instructions on the package. Usually the recommended dose is from 2 to 6 mg once a day or twice a day.
Before taking risperidone, it is necessary to consult a doctor. He may recommend that you undergo a medical examination to make sure that you have no contraindications to taking this drug.
Side effects may include constipation, dry mouth, nausea, dizziness and drowsiness. If you experience any serious side effects or an allergic reaction, contact your doctor immediately.
In case of overdose, seek medical help immediately. Overdose symptoms may include seizures, hallucinations, tachycardia, and decreased blood pressure.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it’s time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue taking the medicine according to the usual regimen.