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Risperidone-Induced Weight Gain in Referred Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 30 Dec 2010 10:08am Risperidone, also known as Risperdal, is the one drug FDA approved for treatment of irritability and behavior issues some autistics have. According to Vincent Iannelli, M.D., at about.com, these include: aggression deliberate self-injury temper tantrums quickly changing moods Risperidone is serious medic ... Read on »
Risperidone Boosts ADHD Stimulant Medication Effects by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:54pm 1 Comment ADHD Medications Risperidone Boosts Stimulants' Effectiveness for ADHD and Conduct Disorders We often search the fine print for ADHD medication labels to see if there are potentially negative drug-drug interactions. However, an equally valid question may be: are there other medications which may boost or augment the effectivenes ... Read on »
RISPERDAL CONSTA (risperidone) l ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 20 May 2009 10:18am RISPERDAL CONSTA (risperidone) long-acting treatment delayed the time to relapse in patients with Bipolar I Disorder SAN FRANCISCO, 20 may 2009 – New data demonstrate that maintenance therapy with RISPERDAL® CONSTA® (risperidone) Long-Acting Treatment (RLAT) significantly delayed the time to relapse compared to placebo in patients with Bipolar ... Read on »
Medication Errors Resulting From Confusion Between Risperidone (Risperdal) And Ropinirole (Requip) by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Fri 17 Jun 2011 10:21pm FDA evaluated 226 wrong drug medication errors relating to confusion between risperidone and ropinirole obtained from FDA’s Adverse Event Reporting System database and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices. Several cases resulted in adverse events (n=16), including 5 cases that resulted in hospitalization of the patients. The adverse even ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Medication errors resulting from confusion between risperidone (Risperdal) and ropinirole (Requip by FDA Posted Tue 14 Jun 2011 10:14am Data Summary Safety Announcement [06-13-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public to medication error reports in which patients were given risperidone (Risperdal) instead of ropinirole (Requip) and vice versa. In some cases, patients who took the wrong medication ne ... Read on »
Risperidone (Risperdal) and Ropinirole (Requip): Medication Errors - Name Confusion by Medline Plus Posted Tue 14 Jun 2011 7:09am [Posted 06/13/2011] AUDIENCE: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Neurology, Internal Medicine ISSUE: FDA notified healthcare professionals and the public of medication error reports in which patients were given risperidone (Risperdal) instead of ropinirole (Requip) and vice versa. In some cases, patients who took the wrong medic ... Read on »
More addiction cures: Early promise for Risperidone in crystal meth addiction by Adi Jaffe Posted Sun 29 Jul 2012 5:00pm A recent open label study found some support for the effectiveness of a Risperidone injection, given once every 2 weeks, in reducing crystal meth (speed) use. The 22 patients who participated reduced their weekly crystal meth use from an average of 4 times per week to only 1 time per week. The difference between those who were able to stay ... Read on »
From Risperidone to Ritalin: Lies. Lies. Lies. And Children Are in Danger. by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 27 Mar 2009 12:00am By Kim Stagliano Two articles in one week should shake parents of kids with autism, Asperger's and ADHD who are on powerful meds to their core.  In the first, we learn that Harvard Psychiatrist Dr. Joseph Biederman promised postitive results to Johnson & Johnson in risperidone testing. (HERE). From the NYT: An influential H ... Read on »
From Risperidone to Ritalin: Lies. Lies. Lies. And Children Are in Danger. by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 27 Mar 2009 9:21am By Kim Stagliano Two articles in one week should shake parents of kids with autism, Asperger's and ADHD who are on powerful meds to their core. In the first, we learn that Harvard Psychiatrist Dr. Joseph Biederman promised postitive results... Read on »
The Pillaging Of Personalities: Our Lost Kids Are Being Highjacked By Spirochetes by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:13am The Lyme Times Volume 32 http://lymetimes.org/archives/LT32.PDF by Virginia T. Sherr, MD Opening the door of my office one day in May 2001, I stepped back in surprise. The teenager standing there wore a brilliant orange, neck-to-foot jumpsuit. There were shackles with chains between her wrists and she was hobbled by more chains between ... Read on »