I Take Risperidone

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    i take it for anxiety. In high doses its an anti psychotic but at the dosage I take (1mg) it just calms me. i take it any time i need to, which I like. It means Im not taking it every day and I feel a bit less dependant. I just take them aorund stressful periods. For a while I...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Apr 2, 2008

    Hoping This Finally Works...

    I have been on 3mg of risperidone for bipolar for a about a month now. I am noticing that my psychotic episodes or feelings of dissociation are better, but I feel agitated all the time and cant sit still. My husband says its because I am slowed down enough to actually feel my...
    CinnamonCandy CinnamonCandy
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 8, 2013

    My Felling About Risperidone And The Shot

    I was using the risperidone constance shot for about seven years. The doctor was doing it in my side. I stopped the shots because of constant pain on my right side where I was given shot. So I started with 2mg am and 2 mg pm. the side effects that were affecting me were weird...
    larrymcwhorter813 larrymcwhorter813
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 3, 2013

    Part Of Who I Am

    I was prescribed Risperidone 4 years ago  for severe depression that included paranoia and sadistic fantasies of altering people I thought to be my enemies. My psychiatrist first prescribed .5 mg tablets, I was to take 2 every night. I came to realize that my sadistic thoughts...
    Syrius22 Syrius22
    22-25, M
    2 Responses May 9, 2011

    Tomorrows The Day.

    My name is Sarah, i am 16 years old. As a teenager i feel i have had a rather hectic time. I don't really want to enclose experiences from my past as they are hard for me to talk about, so to make it brief. Had a hard upbringing, very intense relationships with my piers, battle...
    IdiotsAreTakingOver IdiotsAreTakingOver
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 29, 2012

    Mood Disorder And Resperidone

    My daughter had a very difficult period for the last year. She is 16 years old and in July she was put on .5 mg of resperidone. It has helped her significantly to reduce her aggressiveness, but she has gained quite a bit of weight. I am afraid that she will have trouble with...
    mwillson21 mwillson21
    41-45, F
    Oct 14, 2013
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