Risperidone For Anxiety


Risperidone can help anxiety, which is generally recognized as a certain feeling of worry, nervousness or unease that takes over when people dread something that is coming or are uncertain about a future outcome.

Risperidone an atypical antispsychotic drug that is sold under the brand name Risperdal, and is sometimes utilized in the effort to battle anxiety.

It more commonly used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and to treat mood disorders in people with autism.

Risperidone contains groups of benzisoxazole and piperidine as part of its molecular structure.

This drug, like any other, may react poorly with a person’s body in certain situations. Stop using risperidone and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • fever, stiff muscles, confusion, sweating, fast or uneven heartbeats;
  • restless muscle movements in your eyes, tongue, jaw, or neck;
  • tremor (uncontrolled shaking);
  • fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;

Anyone who is considering taking the drug, should consult with their personal physician beforehand.


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