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Risperdal Uses - Stelazine and Breastfeeding

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  • Risperdal Uses
    Risperdal uses include the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and irritability due to autism. This eMedTV resource highlights these and other Risperdal uses, including off-label uses (such as treating ADHD and psychotic depression).
  • Risperdal Warnings and Precautions
    Risperdal may increase the risk of seizures in some people taking the medicine. This eMedTV Web page discusses other Risperdal warnings and precautions, such as possible drug interactions and the safety of taking Risperdal while pregnant or nursing.
  • Risperdal Weight Change
    Weight gain is a common side effect of Risperdal. This eMedTV page takes a further look at weight change and Risperdal, explaining how often people taking this medication experience weight gain and offering some tips on how to control your weight.
  • Risperdal Withdraw
    When you stop taking Risperdal, withdrawal symptoms may occur. This eMedTV resource explains why you may experience withdrawal from this drug and lists possible withdrawal symptoms. Risperdal withdraw is a common misspelling of Risperdal withdrawal.
  • Risperdal Withdrawal
    This eMedTV resource explains that in order to reduce your risk of experiencing Risperdal withdrawal symptoms, your healthcare provider may wean you off the medicine slowly. This article also highlights some of the symptoms of a Risperdal withdrawal.
  • Risperdal Withdrawl
    Symptoms of a Risperdal withdrawal may include insomnia, hallucinations, and depression. This eMedTV article explains why a doctor may wean you off Risperdal slowly. Risperdal withdrawl is a common misspelling of Risperdal withdrawal.
  • Risperdol
    Risperdal is a medicine used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and irritability due to autism. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works and describes the factors that may affect your dosage. Risperdol is a common misspelling of Risperdal.
  • Risperdol Side Effects
    Drowsiness and an increased appetite are among the common side effects of Risperdal. This eMedTV page also lists adverse reactions that may need prompt medical attention. Risperdol side effects is a common misspelling of Risperdal side effects.
  • Risperidal
    This eMedTV Web page explains that Risperdal is used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and autism by affecting certain chemicals in the brain. This page also lists possible side effects. Risperidal is a common misspelling of Risperdal.
  • Risperidol
    Risperdal is approved to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and irritability due to autism. This eMedTV page explains the effects of Risperdal on these conditions and lists potential side effects. Risperidol is a common misspelling of Risperdal.
  • Risperidol Withdrawl
    Insomnia, hallucinations, and irritability are among the symptoms of a Risperdal withdrawal. This eMedTV resource also explains how to reduce your risk of these symptoms. Risperidol withdrawl is a common misspelling of Risperdal withdrawal.
  • Saphris
    Conditions like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are often treated with the prescription drug Saphris. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed overview of this medication, with information on side effects, dosing, clinical effects, and more.
  • Saphris and Breastfeeding
    While the manufacturer doesn't recommend using Saphris (asenapine) while breastfeeding, as this eMedTV page explains, each woman's situation is different. There may be times when use of the drug is warranted, even though the full risks aren't clear.
  • Saphris and Pregnancy
    This article from the eMedTV Web site describes the results of animal studies examining the effects when Saphris (asenapine) was given to pregnant and breastfeeding rats. It also explains how the FDA rates the safety of drugs during pregnancy.
  • Saphris and Weight Gain
    As this eMedTV segment explains, weight gain is common with Saphris (asenapine), occurring in 14.7 percent of people in clinical studies. This article discusses the topic in greater detail, with helpful tips on how to combat an increase in weight.
  • Saphris Dosage
    Most people start with a Saphris dosage of either 5 mg or 10 mg, depending on the condition being treated. This eMedTV article provides detailed dosing guidelines for this medication, as well as helpful tips to ensure a safe, effective treatment process.
  • Saphris Drug Interactions
    When alcohol or blood pressure medications are taken with Saphris, drug interactions could occur. This eMedTV Web segment lists other medications that can react with Saphris and explains the potentially serious problems that may occur as a result.
  • Saphris Medication Information
    Both schizophrenia and bipolar disorder can be treated with the prescription medication Saphris. This page of the eMedTV library offers a brief overview of this drug, including how it works and how it is taken, with a link to more information.
  • Saphris Overdose
    In clinical studies, overdosing on Saphris caused symptoms such as changes in blood pressure. As this eMedTV resource explains, signs of an overdose will vary, depending on certain factors, and prompt medical treatment is necessary.
  • Saphris Side Effects
    Possible side effects of Saphris include insomnia, headache, and dizziness. This page from the eMedTV library provides detailed lists of common and rare side effects, as well as potentially serious problems that may require prompt medical attention.
  • Saphris Uses
    The FDA has approved Saphris for the use of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia in adults. The segment of the eMedTV archives explains how the medication works and discusses whether it can be given to children, as well as off-label uses.
  • Saphris Warnings and Precautions
    Saphris could cause problems for people with kidney disease, a heart condition, or dementia. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes important precautions and warnings with Saphris to be aware of, including those who should avoid the drug.
  • Schizaphrenia
    Schizophrenia is a chronic illness that often causes social withdrawal and psychotic episodes. This eMedTV page lists other symptoms and discusses the effectiveness of schizophrenia treatment. Schizaphrenia is a common misspelling of schizophrenia.
  • Schizofremia
    Schizophrenia is one of the most disabling mental disorders in existence. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of this illness and explains how the symptoms can be controlled. Schizofremia is a common misspelling of schizophrenia.
  • Schizofrenia
    Schizophrenia is an illness that often causes psychotic and cognitive symptoms. This eMedTV Web page explores the causes of schizophrenia and explains what treatments are available. Schizofrenia is a common misspelling of schizophrenia.
  • Schizofrenie
    People with schizophrenia may have hallucinations, delusions, or attention problems. This eMedTV article lists other symptoms of schizophrenia and explores the potential causes of this illness. Schizophrenie is a common misspelling of schizophrenia.
  • Schizophenia
    Schizophrenia is a disabling mental illness that usually begins in late adolescence or early adulthood. This eMedTV resource explores the causes, treatments, and symptoms of the disorder. Schizophenia is a common misspelling of schizophrenia.
  • Schizophernia
    Schizophrenia, a mental disorder, often causes hallucinations and disordered thinking. This eMedTV Web page lists other symptoms of this illness and explains what treatments are available. Schizophernia is a common misspelling of schizophrenia.
  • Schizophonic
    Schizophrenia is a serious illness characterized by psychotic and cognitive symptoms. This eMedTV Web page lists other schizophrenia symptoms and explains how drugs can often help improve them. Schizophonic is a common misspelling of schizophrenia.
  • Schizophrana
    People with schizophrenia may experience hallucinations, delusions, and social withdrawal. This page on the eMedTV site describes symptoms of this condition and explores its potential causes. Schizophrana is a common misspelling of schizophrenia.
  • Schizophrenia
    Schizophrenia is one of the most disabling and puzzling mental disorders in existence. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of this condition and its causes, symptoms (such as hearing voices), and treatment options.
  • Schizophrenia and Antipsychotics
    Antipsychotics can be effective in alleviating some symptoms of schizophrenia. This eMedTV article discusses schizophrenia and antipsychotics in detail, including strategies that can be used to help people take their medication regularly.
  • Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse
    Substance abuse is more common in people with schizophrenia than in the general population. This eMedTV article discusses the relationship between schizophrenia and substance abuse, including detailed information on nicotine and schizophrenia.
  • Schizophrenia and Suicide
    As this eMedTV article explains, people who have schizophrenia attempt suicide more often than people in the general population. This portion of the archives talks about the relationship between suicide and this mental disorder.
  • Schizophrenia and the Family Network
    A supportive family network can help a patient with schizophrenia regain his or her function in the world. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at schizophrenia and the family network, as well as other methods of support.
  • Schizophrenia and Violence
    As this eMedTV article explains, schizophrenia and violence are often mistakenly linked. In fact, most people with the illness are nonviolent and prefer to be left alone. This page debunks common myths about schizophrenia and violence.
  • Schizophrenia Cause
    Research shows that the cause of schizophrenia may be linked to genetic and environmental factors. This page of the eMedTV Web site talks about these factors and also explores the role of the brain in the development of schizophrenia.
  • Schizophrenia Information
    If you are looking for information on schizophrenia, this eMedTV article is a great place to start. It provides a basic description of this mental illness and its symptoms, as well as a discussion on treatment. Also included is a link to more information.
  • Schizophrenia Treatment
    Medication is one of the most effective types of treatment for schizophrenia. This portion of the eMedTV library explains how the various treatment options for this condition can help minimize symptoms and improve quality of life.
  • Schizophrenics
    Schizophrenia is a mental illness that often causes delusion, hallucinations, and social withdrawal. This eMedTV segment explores the causes of this condition and lists treatments available. Schizophrenics is a common misspelling of schizophrenia.
  • Schizophrenie
    Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that usually begins in late adolescence or early adulthood. This eMedTV resource lists the symptoms and various treatment options for this illness. Schizophrenie is a common misspelling of schizophrenia.
  • Schizphrenia
    Schizophrenia is a mental illness that may be caused by genetics and environmental factors. This part of the eMedTV library lists various treatment options and symptoms of this condition. Schizphrenia is a common misspelling of schizophrenia.
  • Schizzofrenia
    Disordered thinking and social withdrawal are common characteristics of people with schizophrenia. As this eMedTV Web page explains, schizophrenia is one of the most disabling mental illnesses. Schizzofrenia is a common misspelling of schizophrenia.
  • Schzophrenia
    Schizophrenia is an illness that causes disordered thinking and delusions. This eMedTV segment explores the causes of schizophrenia and explains how symptoms of the disorder can be controlled. Schzophrenia is a common misspelling of schizophrenia.
  • Seroquel SR
    Seroquel XR is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of schizophrenia. This eMedTV resource offers a brief overview of Seroquel XR, including how it works and possible side effects. Seroquel SR is a common misspelling of Seroquel XR.
  • Seroquel XR
    Seroquel XR is an antipsychotic medication that is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV article takes a look at the prescription medication, providing information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Seroquel XR and Dry Mouth
    As this eMedTV resource explains, a dry mouth is a possible side effect of Seroquel XR. This page also offers some suggestions on ways to find relief if you are taking Seroquel XR and dry mouth becomes a problem, such as avoiding alcohol and caffeine.
  • Seroquel XR and Weight Gain
    In clinical studies, up to 10 percent of people taking Seroquel XR noticed a significant weight gain. This eMedTV page takes a look at Seroquel XR and weight gain, including a list of suggestions on managing your weight while taking this medication.
  • Seroquel XR Dosage
    When treating schizophrenia, the recommended starting Seroquel XR dosage is 300 mg once daily. This eMedTV Web page also covers dosing for bipolar disorder and provides some tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • Seroquel XR Drug Information
    Seroquel XR is a medication used for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This part of the eMedTV library gives an overview of Seroquel XR, listing some precautions to be aware of before using this drug. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Seroquel XR Drug Interactions
    Alcohol and certain antibiotics are among the drugs that may interact negatively with Seroquel XR. This eMedTV resource outlines other medications that may cause Seroquel XR drug interactions and covers the problems that can occur.
  • Seroquel XR Side Effects
    Side effects of Seroquel XR can include drowsiness, a dry mouth, and dizziness. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at common and rare Seroquel XR side effects, including side effects that may require prompt medical attention.
  • Seroquel XR Uses
    Seroquel XR uses primarily include treating schizophrenia in adults. This portion of the eMedTV archives describes other Seroquel XR uses, including information on "off-label" uses (such as treating OCD) and its use in children.
  • Seroquel XR Warnings and Precautions
    Seroquel XR can increase your risk of seizures and may cause a life-threatening condition called NMS. This eMedTV page highlights other Seroquel XR warnings and precautions and provides information on who should not take the medication.
  • Side Effects of Chlorpromazine
    Some side effects of chlorpromazine include blurred vision, ejaculation problems, and diarrhea. This eMedTV page lists other possible chlorpromazine side effects, including severe side effects that you should report to your doctor (such as seizures).
  • Side Effects of Fluphenazine
    Drowsiness and blurred vision are among the common side effects of fluphenazine. This eMedTV page lists other possible side effects of the drug, including those that may require medical attention (such as seizures and allergic reactions).
  • Side Effects of Prochlorperazine
    Constipation, headaches, and dizziness are among the possible side effects of prochlorperazine. This eMedTV segment also lists some potentially serious prochlorperazine side effects to report to your doctor (such as low blood pressure).
  • Side Effects of Quetiapine
    Common side effects of quetiapine include dry mouth and drowsiness. This eMedTV article lists both common and rare side effects seen with the drug, as well as side effects that should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider.
  • Side Effects of Thioridazine
    Headaches, lethargy, and anemia are among the common side effects of thioridazine. This eMedTV segment also lists thioridazine side effects that you should report to your doctor (such as unusual body movements and worsening of psychotic symptoms).
  • Stelazine
    Stelazine is commonly prescribed to relieve symptoms of schizophrenia or anxiety. This portion of the eMedTV library explains how the prescription drug works and discusses its effects, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Stelazine and Breastfeeding
    It is unknown whether using Stelazine while breastfeeding is safe for the nursing child. This eMedTV resource discusses Stelazine and breastfeeding in more detail and explains the importance of talking with your doctor about your specific situation.
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