Your doctor will probably start you active ingredient a low dose of risperidone and look increase your dose to allow your body to adjust to the medication. If you or your child wants to stop taking risperidone, discuss this with your doctor.
Possible side effects of Riperdal include:
Riperdal is used to treat diseases such as: Agitation, Anxiety, Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Head Injury, Mania, Nightmares, Paranoid Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder, Schizophrenia, Severe Mood Dysregulation, Social Anxiety Disorder, Tic Disorder.
This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual overdose.