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risperidone disintegrating tablet - oral, Risperdal M

GENERIC NAME: RISPERIDONE DISINTEGRATING TABLET - ORAL (riss-PAIR-ih-doan)

BRAND NAME(S): Risperdal M

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WARNING: There may be a slightly increased risk of serious, possibly fatal side effects (such as stroke, heart failure, fast/irregular heartbeat, pneumonia) when this medication is used by older adults with dementia. This medication is not approved for the treatment of dementia-related behavior problems. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication, as well as other effective and possibly safer treatments for dementia-related behavior problems, with the doctor.

If you are using risperidone in combination with other medication to treat depression, also carefully read the drug information for the other medication.




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