Risperdal Coupon - Risperdal 0.25mg tablet


RISPERIDONE is an antipsychotic. It is used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and some symptoms of autism. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of risperidone is around $4.00, 94% off the average retail price of $78.34. Compare atypical antipsychotics.
Risperdal Coupon - Risperdal 0.25mg tablet

Risperdal Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. It may be several weeks before you see the full effects. Do not suddenly stop taking this medicine. You may need to gradually reduce the dose. Only stop taking this medicine on the advice of your doctor or health care professional.

You may get dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol can increase dizziness and drowsiness. Avoid alcoholic drinks. You can get a hangover effect the morning after a bedtime dose.

Do not treat yourself for colds, diarrhea or allergies. Ask your doctor or health care professional for advice, some nonprescription medicines may increase possible side effects.

This medicine can reduce the response of your body to heat or cold. Dress warm in cold weather and stay hydrated in hot weather. If possible, avoid extreme temperatures like saunas, hot tubs, very hot or cold showers, or activities that can cause dehydration such as vigorous exercise.


Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Aggressive behavior



changes in vision, including blurred vision

difficulty concentrating

difficulty speaking or swallowing

inability to move the eyes

increase in amount of urine

loss of balance control

mask-like face

memory problems

muscle spasms of the face, neck, and back

problems with urination

restlessness or need to keep moving (severe)

shuffling walk

skin rash or itching

stiffness or weakness of the arms or legs

tic-like or twitching movements

trembling and shaking of the fingers and hands

trouble sleeping

twisting body movements

Less common

Back pain

chest pain

speech or vision problems

sudden weakness or numbness in the face, arms, or legs





extreme thirst

fast, shallow breathing

fast, weak heartbeat


increased thirst

lip smacking or puckering

loss of appetite

muscle cramps

pale, clammy skin

poor coordination

prolonged, painful, inappropriate erection of the penis

puffing of the cheeks

rapid or worm-like movements of the tongue


talking, feeling, and acting with excitement and activity that cannot be controlled

uncontrolled chewing movements

uncontrolled twisting movements of neck, trunk, arms, or legs

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual facial expressions or body positions

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common




dry mouth



increased dream activity

increased length of sleep


sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

sore throat

stuffy or runny nose

unusual tiredness or weakness

weight gain

Less common

Absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods

body aches or pain

breast swelling or soreness



darkening of skin color

decreased interest in sexual intercourse

dry skin

ear congestion


inability to have or keep an erection

increase in body movements

increased watering of the mouth

joint pain

loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance

loss of voice

oily skin

pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

shortness of breath or troubled breathing


stomach pain

stopping of menstrual bleeding

tightness in the chest


unusual breast milk production


weight loss

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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