Active ingredients: risperidone
What it is used 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.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Store in a Dry Place
- Lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Orange, capsule-shaped, biconvex film-coated tablet, debossed '2' on one side and break line on the other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient risperidone
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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