to lower or taper my dose of Risperdal Consta down at all. He said that it is too important of a medication for me and that none of the other meds are strong enough. He said he was too concerned about me going psychotic again or my mood being adversely affected. And he said the psychosis or mood change might not be reversible. He said he was sorry about the medication’s effect upon my piano performance but that there was nothing he could do about it and that he thought my mental health was more important.
Darn it! I really thought that three and a half years of remission was enough time to lower it. I fear he’ll never lower it.