Raxidone

Raxidone

JPM Brand Name

Raxidone

Generic Name

Risperidone

Category

Antipsychotic Drugs

Indications

RAXIDONE is indicated for the treatment of acute and chronic schizophrenic psychoses, and other psychotic conditions, in which positive symptoms (such as hallucinations, delusions, thought disturbances, hostility, suspiciousness), and/or negative symptoms (such as blunted affect, emotional and social withdrawal, poverty of speech) are prominent

RAXIDONE also alleviates affective symptoms (such as depression, guilt feelings, anxiety) associated with schizophrenia

RAXIDONE is also effective in maintaining the clinical improvement during continuation therapy in patients who have shown an initial treatment response.

RAXIDONE is indicated in the treatment of conduct and other disruptive behavior disorders in children, adolescents and adults with subaverage intellectual functioning or mental retardation in whom destructive behaviors (e.g. aggression, impulsivity and self- injurious behaviors) are prominent

RAXIDONE is indicated for the treatment of manic episodes associated with bipolar disorders. These episodes are characterized by symptoms such as elevated, expansive or irritable mood, inflated self-esteem, decreased need for sleep, pressured speech, racing thoughts, distractibility, or poor judgment, including disruptive or aggressive behaviors.