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An oral antipsychotic drug, C28H27FN4O2, that is a dopamine and serotonin antagonist and is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

[Perhaps (fluo)r(obenz)is(oxazole), one of its constituents (fluoro- + benz- + is(o)- + ox- + azole) + (pi)perid(ine) + -one.]
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n risperidona
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Risperidone -- originally marketed as Risperdal - is currently used to treat the condition.
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(7) She voluntarily committed herself to the Henry Ford Macomb Hospital ("Henry Ford") where she was diagnosed as having a "major depressive disorder with psychotic features", and prescribed Risperdal, an antipsychotic medication.
Ajanta Pharma USA Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ajanta Pharma Ltd, announced the launch of risperidone tablets (0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg), the generic version of Risperdal. Risperidone tablets are used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
In the criminal complaint, the DOJ charged that J&J's subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals marketed the atypical antipsychotic drug Risperdal to the elderly and children for off-label treatment that the U.S.
flupentixol See Antipsychotics page 3 (Fluanxol), chlorprothixene, levomepromazine (Nozinan), quetiapine (Seroquel), risperidone (Risperdal), olanzapine, and ziprasidone (Geodon), reported Dr.