46 patient evaluations for Risperidone

Oct 18, 2004 (Started Jun 26, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The medication initially seemed effective, but I gradually required higher and higher dosages until the amount was finally too much for me to function as a reasonable level.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 12, 2000 (Started Dec 12, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2000 (Started Jul 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for racing thoughts)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily

Aug 7, 1999 (Started Jul 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for racing thoughts)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Gained 100 pounds in less than a year.

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