Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
US Brand Name
- Risperdal Consta
Risperidone injection is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic (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:
- Powder for Suspension, Extended Release