risperidone is a prescription medication usedto treat schizophrenia, manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar i disorder, and totreat behavioral symptoms autism. risperidone is in a class of medications called atypicalantipsychotics. it works by changing the activity of certain natural substances in the brain.risperidone comes as a tablet, an oral solution, and an orally disintegrating tablet. it isusually taken once or twice a day with or
ranitidine, without food. this medication also comes asa long-acting injectable by a healthcare provider. common side effects include headache, increasedappetite, tremors, and dizziness. take this medication only as directed. for more information,download the rxwixi mobile app.