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Condition: Other
10/25/2014 3:40:07 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication was given to my mother after my sister moved in with her with her adult son, one that my mother did not want in her home because he had stolen from her. When she could not get him out of her home she began showing severe anger about it and she and my sister were fighting about it everyday. My sister took her to a doctor that specialized in dementia but instead of telling the truth ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/21/2014 4:08:30 PM

Reviewer: risperdal, 7-12 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medicine was given to calm moods for a a d h d child

Condition: Other
7/14/2014 3:26:23 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My 22 yr old autistic son was prescribed respiridone as he became very anxious and sometimes violent. He started on .5 mg twice a day and within 3 weeks it had kicked in. He was very sedated and his appetite had increased within the first few weeks, but 7 mths on what a different person.! He hasnt once been anxious, there have been no incidents with him, what a turnaround.? However, after the 7 mt ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/4/2014 8:42:23 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It has caused rash and hives and trouble breathing, had to discontinue....

Condition: Other
12/17/2013 4:13:45 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Lost my period, gained a lot of weight, had pain in my legs. I would not recommend this drug to anyone. The therapist who prescribed it to me, Dr. Katherine Watkins from Rand, would not even give me a diagnosis. She said that I had to keep taking this but would not give me a reason. I asked her several times regarding the side effects and she would not disclose them to me. If I didn't know bet ... Show Full Comment

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