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|Summary sheet: Risperidone|
|Molecular structure of Risperidone|
|Routes of Administration|
Risperidone (trade name Risperdal) is an atypical antipsychotic medication used to treat schizophrenia, biploar disorder and irritability caused by autism. It it sometimes used as a sedative to reduce the effects of psychedelics like LSD and to induce sleepiness.
The effects listed below are based upon the subjective effects index and personal experiences of PsychonautWiki contributors. The listed effects should be taken with a grain of salt and will rarely (if ever) occur all at once, but heavier doses will increase the chances and are more likely to induce a full range of effects. Likewise, adverse effects become much more likely on higher doses and may include injury or death.
The general head space of risperidone is often described as one of sleepiness, emptiness, apathy, stupor and catatonia. The specific cognitive effects can be broken down into several components which progressively intensify proportional to dosage. These are described below and generally include:
Toxicity and harm potential
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- United Kingdom: The drug is available as a prescription medication.
- United States: Risperidone is available only through prescription.
- Australia: The substance is available only through prescription.
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