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Risperdal® (risperidone) is a prescription medicine used to treat conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and autism. This medication comes in several forms -- regular tablets, orally disintegrating tablets (Risperdal M-Tabs®), a liquid (Risperdal Oral Solution 1 mg per mL), and a long-acting injectable form (Risperdal Consta®).
 
The M-Tabs come in several strengths, including:
 
  • 0.5 mg
  • 1 mg
  • 2 mg
  • 3 mg
  • 4 mg.
     
There is also a 0.25 mg orally disintegrating tablet for generic (but not brand-name) Risperdal.
 
(Click Risperdal for a more in-depth look at how the M-Tabs work, Risperdal's potential side effects, general dosing guidelines, and what to tell your healthcare provider before using this medication.)
 
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