Does Risperidone Cause Weight Loss. My lawyers said its impossible to lose the breast completely due to cell growth caused by the medication and I'm thinking its the same with belly fat. ▪️ Risperidone can cause some people to put on weight. Talk to your doctor about this before you start treatment. ▪️ Risperidone may cause drowsiness or dizziness.
There's good news and bad news about The antidepressants most likely to cause weight gain include amitriptyline (Brand name: Elavil) Skip fad diets and quick weight-loss schemes. It is sometimes used as a sedative to reduce the effects of psychedelics like LSD. Risperidone works by interacting with the seratonin and dopamine receptors in the brain. But it would not cause long term memory loss, unless there was some type of brain damage. Risperidone (also known as Risperdal) is an atypical antipsychotic medication of the benzisoxazole chemical class. Having taken risperidone and then stopped taking it because I gained so much weight; I'd say no.
RE: Why does risperidone cause weight gain?
As soon as possible, take the dose that you missed.
Risperidone is prescribed for bipolar disorder, autism, and psychotic disorders, such as in schizophrenia. If affected do not drive or operate machinery. Unexplained weight loss, or losing weight without trying, can be a cause for concern.