Were you looking for information about Risperdal? Resperdol is a common misspelling of Risperdal.
Risperdal® (risperidone) is a medication often prescribed for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It can also be used to treat the emotional symptoms of autism, including irritability, aggression, and temper tantrums. Risperdal is generally taken once or twice a day, and comes in the form of a liquid, tablets, and orally disintegrating tablets. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking this antipsychotic medication if you have low blood pressure, heart disease, or diabetes.
(To learn more about this drug, click Risperdal. This article contains information on the drug's effects, various forms and strengths, and dosing guidelines. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)