Active ingredients: risperidone
What it is used for
Risperidone is indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia and related psychoses. Risperidone is indicated for the treatment of behavioural disturbances in dementia. Risperidone is indicated for 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.
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
- Protect from Moisture
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Orange, film-coated, oblong tablet engraved with "R", a breakline and "2" on one side and a plain face on the other.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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.
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