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Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Studies in breastfeeding mothers have demonstrated that there is significant and documented risk to the infant based on human experience, or it is a medication that has a high risk of causing significant damage to an infant. The risk of using the drug in breastfeeding women clearly outweighs any possible benefit from breastfeeding. The drug is contraindicated in women who are breastfeeding an infant.
Typical usage: Anovulatory infertility, psychosis, schizophrenia.
Side Effects: Parkinsonism, ventricular tachycardia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, torsades de pointes, dizziness, headache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, constipation, insomnia, abdominal pain, blurred vision, Rashes.
Drug Interaction: Risperidone is known to interact with other drugs like alcohol, clozapine, guanethidine, metoclopramide (HCl), pioglitazone. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
Mechanism Of Action: Blockade of dopaminergic D2 receptors in the limbic system alleviates positive symptoms of schizophrenia such as hallucinations, delusions, and erratic behavior and speech. Blockade of serotonergic 5-HT2 receptors in the mesocortical tract, causes an excess of dopamine and an increase in dopamine transmission, resulting in an increase in dopamine transmission and an elimination of core negative symptoms.
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