On this episode, I discuss risperidone pharmacology, adverse effects, monitoring, and common indications.
There are numerous drug interactions that I discuss in this podcast episode. CYP2D6 inhibitors may increase drug concentrations.
Risperidone increases prolactin more than most 2nd generation antipsychotics. This can lead to sexual adverse effects.
QTC prolongation is a concern with all antipsychotics like risperidone. We can monitor EKG to monitor for this risk.
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