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Brand name: Risperidone (Generic Health)

Risperidone (Generic Health) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) risperidone. On this page you will find out more about Risperidone (Generic Health), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: risperidone

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Risperidone (Generic Health) 1 mg film-coated tablet, 60

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

Risperidone tablet is indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia and related psychoses. Risperidone tablet is indicated for the short term treatment of acute mania associated with bipolar 1 disorder. Risperidone tablet is indicated for the treatment of behavioural disturbances in dementia. Risperidone tablet is indicated in the treatment of conduct and other disruptive disorders in children (over 5 years), adolescents and adults with sub average intellectual functioning or mental retardation in whom destructive behaviours (e.g. aggression, impulsivity and self-injurious behaviours) are prominent. Risperidone tablet is indicated for the treatment of behavioural disorders associated with autism in children and adolescents.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance White, capsule-shaped, biconvex film-coated tablet, debossed '1' on one side and break line on the other side.

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Dosage Form Tablet, film coated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
60 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Blister Pack
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Store in a Dry Place,Protect from Light
Life time 2 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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