A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine. It is given as a shot into one of your muscles or as shot under your skin (in the abdomen or stomach area only).
Perseris™ is given once a month. Risperdal Consta® is usually given every 2 weeks.
If you have never taken risperidone, your doctor will first give you an oral form of this medicine before starting treatment with Perseris™ orRisperdal Consta®.