Risperdal Consta is an atypical antipsychotic indicated:
- for the treatment of schizophrenia.
- as monotherapy or as adjunctive therapy to lithium or valproate for the maintenance treatment of Bipolar I Disorder.
Risperdal Consta can help manage the symptoms that are part of Bipolar I Disorder and schizophrenia. This may help people feel more like themselves.
The symptoms of Bipolar I Disorder and schizophrenia are thought to be caused by chemical imbalances in the brain. Although it is unclear exactly how Risperdal Consta works, it seems to help balance the chemicals in the brain. While it is not a cure, Risperdal Consta has helped many people manage the symptoms of Bipolar I Disorder and schizophrenia.