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Risperidonum [Latin] Brand names, Risperidonum [Latin] Analogs

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Risperidonum [Latin] Chemical_Formula


Risperidonum [Latin] RX_link


Risperidonum [Latin] fda sheet

Risperidonum_[Latin] FDA

Risperidonum [Latin] msds (material safety sheet)

Risperidonum [Latin] Synthesis Reference

L. E. J. Kennis, J. Vandenberk, U.S. Pat. 4,804,663 (1989)

Risperidonum [Latin] Molecular Weight

410.485 g/mol

Risperidonum [Latin] Melting Point


Risperidonum [Latin] H2O Solubility


Risperidonum [Latin] State


Risperidonum [Latin] LogP


Risperidonum [Latin] Dosage Forms

Tablet; Solution (oral)

Risperidonum [Latin] Indication

For the treatment of schizophrenia.

Risperidonum [Latin] Pharmacology

Risperidone is an atypical antipsychotic medication. It is most often used to treat delusional psychosis (including schizophrenia), but risperidone is also used to treat some forms of bipolar disorder and psychotic depression. It also has shown some success in treating symptoms of Asperger's Syndrome and autism. Risperidone is now the most commonly prescribed antipsychotic medication in the United States.

Risperidonum [Latin] Absorption

Well absorbed. The absolute oral bioavailability of risperidone is 70% (CV=25%). The relative oral bioavailability of risperidone from a tablet is 94% (CV=10%) when compared to a solution.

Risperidonum [Latin] side effects and Toxicity

Symptoms of overdose include drowsiness, sedation, tachycardia, hypotension, and extrapyramidal symptoms. LD50=82.1mg/kg (orally in mice).

Risperidonum [Latin] Patient Information


Physicians are advised to discuss the following issues with patients for whom they prescribe RISPERDAL�:

Orthostatic Hypotension

Patients should be advised of the risk of orthostatic hypotension, especially during the period of initial
dose titration.

Interference With Cognitive and Motor Performance

Since RISPERDAL� has the potential toimpair judgment, thinking, or motor skills, patients should be cautioned
about operating hazardous machinery, including automobiles, until they are reasonably certain that RISPERDAL�
therapy does not affect them adversely.


Patients should be advised to notify their physician if they become pregnant or intend to become pregnant during


Patients should be advised not to breast-feed an infant if they are taking RISPERDAL.

Risperidonum [Latin] Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals