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Risperidone

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/ 18,694 posts
Other Names: Risperdal   Risperdal Consta

Seroquel

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Other Names: Quetiapine   Seroquel XR
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Risperidone (pronounced ) is a second generation or atypical antipsychotic, sold under the trade name (Risperdal). It is used to treat schizophrenia (including adolescent schizophrenia), schizoaffective disorder, the mixed and manic states associat... Read more on Wikipedia
Quetiapine (branded as Seroquel, Ketipinor), is an atypical antipsychotic approved for the treatment of schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.Annual sales are approximately $5.7 billion worldwide, and $2.9 billion in the United States. The U.S... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Thomas
April 6, 2014
Thomas wrote
Extreme Energy
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By Saralina
January 2, 2014
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Risperidone for Schizophrenia
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December 17, 2013
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depression
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By alan
November 9, 2013
alan wrote
Quetiapine , and cognitive Impairment
I am feeling the same way, I have been taking 50mg for two weeks a the doctor raised me to 50 mg at bed and 25 mg in the morning. I am fatigued, down, not able to think clearly. This is crazy, I feel that I'm go into depression because of my symptoms.
Rusty  |  March 17, 2014
antipsychotic meds are too much risk to be used off-label
i'm not a comedian  |  January 13, 2014
Its not a sleep aid , you should try something approved for sleep , its a anti psychotic , if your not psychotic don't take it ,
adam  |  January 3, 2014
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By LiveWithPTSD
August 30, 2013
LiveWithPTSD wrote
The light switch
Thanks for the thoughtful post. I was also an eldest. Given my emotional makeup, being very responsible, always the good girl the responsibility of caring for siblings, carrying out chores, attempting to keep peace & unsuccessfully lead my charges to pull their share of the work at a young age took a toll on me too.
I was shy at school & moved every other year. I found relief in theater arts playing characters not me. Later I was discouraged from pursuing theater as a career. Music & books f
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What patients are saying about Risperidone vs. Seroquel

1,461 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
the risperidone is causing too many side effects and the...
...to change my meds.....Im going from 8mg risperidone daily to 6mg and seroquel is increasing to ...rational was that the risperidone is causing too many side effects and the seroquel wont. Any...
the risperidone is causing too many side effects and the...
...to change my meds.....Im going from 8mg risperidone daily to 6mg and seroquel is increasing to ...rational was that the risperidone is causing too many side effects and the seroquel wont. Any...
experience Seroquel was working and Risperidone was...
...and level of hallucinations increased dramatically, he stopped sleeping and was very agitated on nights which was a complete disaster for us as I was caring for him alone. After that his doze was i...
the shrink to go back on seroquel. I read that seroquel...
...I remember trying to switch from seroquel to risperidone a bit over a month ...begged the shrink to go back on seroquel. I read that seroquel gets abused recreationally by a...
a rough time.... I'm on resperidone as well.... I don't...
...a rough time.... I'm on resperidone as well.... I don't ...pdoc wants is now changing my meds from resperidone to seroquel he says less weight gain with seroquel...who knows.... I know there isn...
Risperidone today titrating down from 150mg Seroquel at...
...and Sisters...I started at 0.5mg Risperidone today titrating down from 150mg Seroquel at 25mg per week..... I'm ...his dial!!!! Ace!!! Nardil- 105mg Seroquel- 125mg (titrating down) Risperid...
I switched from Seroquel to Risperdone specifically because...
I switched from Seroquel to Risperdone specifically because it has less ...to deal with (I had the difficulty swallowing and seroquel-rage problems). The fact th...
is swapping me from Risperidone to Seroquel. I didn't have...
Seroquel 101 My pdoc appt today ...about. My pdoc is swapping me from Risperidone to Seroquel. I didn't have time to ...don't need to hear how Seroquel ruined your life, stole your...
Risperidone to 400mg Seroquel Hi CB.  Last Pdoc visitation...
...Seroquel ...Seroquel and he agreed.  Last time I was ever on it I remember being on 800mg.  That kept me fine.  To my surprise when I read the script was only for 400mg.  I started to get worrie...
badly switching from Seroquel to risperidone. I switched...
I did very badly switching from Seroquel to risperidone. I switched from Seroquel to Geodon in 3 days. But my pdoc says only...
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