Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Perseris
  2. Risperdal Consta
  3. Risvan
  4. Rykindo
  5. Uzedy


Risperidone injection is used to treat the symptoms of psychiatric (mental) disorders, including schizophrenia. Risperdal Consta® may be used alone or together with other medicines (eg, lithium or valproate) to treat patients with bipolar disorder. This medicine should not be used to treat behavioral problems in older adults who have dementia.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Suspension, Extended Release
  • Powder for Suspension, Extended Release