Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Risperdal Consta

Descriptions


Risperidone injection is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic (mental) disorders, such as schizophrenia. It may be used alone or together with other medicines (e.g., lithium or valproate) to treat patients with bipolar disorder. This medicine should not be used to treat behavioral problems in older adult patients who have dementia.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Suspension, Extended Release