Risperdal News

Date Posted
Article Title
7/26/2016
'Managing' Elderly Patients Without Powerful Antipsychotics

Staff training can help eliminate inappropriate practices in nursing homes, study says

3/22/2016
Antipsychotic Drugs Tied to Risk of Early Death in Parkinson's Patients

But it's unclear whether the medications or the disease are the key factor; study only showed an association

9/11/2014
Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD

Combination treatment seems to reduce anger and violent tendencies, study finds

8/19/2014
Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly

'Off-label' use to treat dementia-related behavior may carry significant risks, study finds

1/2/2014
Study: Kids With ADHD, Aggression May Benefit From 2nd Med

Modest improvements in violent behavior noted with addition of antipsychotic drug

11/4/2013
J&J to Pay $2 Billion for Improperly Marketing Antipsychotic Drug

Settlement will cover criminal, civil charges with U.S. government, 45 states

10/22/2013
Many Kids With Autism on Multiple Medications, Study Finds

Experts say parents should be cautious about their use

3/12/2013
Antipsychotic Meds Not That Helpful for Depression: Study

These drugs, meant for other conditions, come with side effects including weight gain

11/28/2012
Long-Term Use of Some Antipsychotics Not Warranted in Older Adults: Study

It found the drugs had serious side effects, didn't help patients after several months

10/18/2012
Some With Alzheimer's Better Off Staying on Antipsychotics: Study

Agitation, aggression more likely to return in those who stopped taking Risperdal, research shows

3/2/2012
'Parent Training' May Help Kids With Autism Behave Better

Teaching mom, dad to manage problem behaviors can improve overall functioning, study shows