Risperidone

BreastfeedingPediatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Risperdal (Ortho-McNeil, Janssen); Risperdal Consta (Ortho-McNeil, Janssen)
  • INDICATIONS: Schizophrenia, bipolar mania, irritability associated with autistic disorder
  • CLASS: Antipsychotic, Mood stabilizer
  • HALF-LIFE: 3–30 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

ACE inhibitors, Alcohol, Alpha blockers, Amantadine, Angiotensin II receptor antagonists, Anxiolytics and hypnotics, Apomorphine, Artemether/Lumefantrine, Barbiturates, Bromocriptine, Cabergoline, Calcium channel blockers, Carbamazepine, Cimetidine, Citalopram, Clozapine, Cobicistat/Elvitegravir/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide, Cobicistat/Elvitegravir/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Disoproxil, Ethosuximide, Fluoxetine, General anesthetics, Histamine, Levodopa, Memantine, Methyldopa, Metoclopramide, Opioid analgesics, Oxcarbazepine, Paliperidone, Paroxetine Hydrochloride, Pergolide, Phenytoin, Pramipexole, Primidone, Ranitidine, Ritonavir, Ropinirole, Rotigotine, Sodium Oxybate, Sympathomimetics, Tetrabenazine, Tramadol, Tricyclics, Valproic Acid

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C

Safety and effectiveness have not been established for pediatric patients with schizophrenia <13 years of age, for bipolar mania <10 years of age, and for autistic disorder <5 years of age.

[C] = in children.

INCREASED MORTALITY IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH DEMENTIA-RELATED PSYCHOSIS

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Our database has 179 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
HAIR.
MUCOSAL.
CARDIOVASCULAR.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC.
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC.
GENITOURINARY.
HEMATOLOGIC.
LOCAL.
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL.
OCULAR.
RENAL.
RESPIRATORY.
OTHER.


Page last updated 09/15/2021

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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