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Risperidone-helped?

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Blondie

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Has anyone tried Risperidone and has it helped?The doc has prescribed this for my 17 year old daughter who is suffering from aggression and lack of sleep due to her illness(see justgiving page for details).Any light shed on this would be great!!
 
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Affective

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Hi Blondie,
I personally have never used Risperidone. Although though I have heard it can calm aggression, irritation and anger. As for helping your daughter sleep, Risperdal is a second generation Atypical Antipsychotic and most of these drugs have strong sedating effects.
 
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Hello Blondie...im currently on risperidal consta injections..previous to this i was taking risperidone tablets 4mg...it certainly has helped me..it has a calming effect..and helps me to sleep also...I hope that your daughter benefits from this drug as i have .
 
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Hi there Blondie, I've been on risperidone for about a year and a half now and have found it great at calming me down and aiding my sleep. I'm on 4mg a day.

I hope it works for your daughter.

Raven
 
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Hi Blondie I am on the risperidone injection and I have found that it helps me a lot in calming me down and heping me to be less agitated I hope that it helps your daughter
Messy
 
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RobbieC

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Hi Blondie, I have been on risperidone for some time now. It is calming and does help you sleep. I am only on a maintenance dose of 1mg now tho
 
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