46 patient evaluations for Risperidone

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Jun 22, 2011 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Asperger's syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2007 (Started Aug 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Tourette syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: MISDIAGNOSED WITH TOURETTE SYNDROME BY AN RXHAPPY DOCTOR. I absolutely abhorred this medication. I was not diagnosed with Schizophrenia or even in any psychiatric treatment at the time I was prescribed Risperdal, my doctor just liked to throw the most random as possible drugs at me. Risperdal left me awake for days, sleeping only for a few hours at a time when I did. I was such a zombie in class that my teachers called home multiple times to warn my Mom. It lessened my twitching (which isn't saying too terribly much) but also lessened my movement in general. I didn't think, didn't feel, didn't live. Hated this medication, should not be used for twitching disorders.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2011 (Started Aug 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hallucinations)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 11, 2011 (Started Nov 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (increased appetite, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Risperdal was an attempt to regulate my depression. It was a disaster. The first night you take it, expect extreme fatigue and maybe even melancholic feelings the next day. This will pass. However, it will always be at lease minorly fatiguing. Also expect a huge increase in appetite. This may or may not pass within a couple of weeks. Antipsychotics are tricky--sometimes they (as I also tried Abilify) gave me energy that alternated with the fatigue. Just briefly, I was able to run very fast and have a pleasant afterglow afterwards when I was on the 1mg dose. Maybe I needed to be on 2mg.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 1999 (Started Dec 24, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 1, 2012 (Started Sep 02, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (made me hear voices., hearing voices)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 0.75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 10, 2010 (Started Sep 02, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (made me hear voices., hearing voices)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 1, 2012 (Started Sep 16, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (hurt, pain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 0.75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 10, 2010 (Started Sep 16, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (hurt, pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2011 (Started Feb 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hallucinations)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this medication made me fall asleep constantly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

Feb 18, 2011 (Started Feb 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hallucinations)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Nov 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 18, 2015 (Started Jul 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizotypal personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (lactation, drowsiness, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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