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When is the new risperidone monthly injection available in uk?

There’s a new monthly injection of risperidone. Just wondering if anyone is taking it or when it comes out?

I’m on 2 weeks injection at the moment.

For this you got to ask your doctor to write to your required department to check when the medicine is approved or to speed up approval of medicine

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i’m on 2 weekly injection too. never heard of monthly one.

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Theres been Xeplion for years, which is risperadone already metobolised as Paliperadone. And thats 4 weekly. Many of us are on it.

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@lekkerhondje

There’s a new risperidone monthly injection released about a year ago .

I forget what it’s called though

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Idk about you but in my country,medicine comes in about 3-4 years late

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Perseris? Its a monthly subcutaneous injection of 90 or 120mg Risperdal.

https://reference.medscape.com/drug/perseris-risperdal-consta-risperidone-342986

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Subcutaneous means what

Under the skin and not in a muscle (intramuscular).

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@Aziz

Do you know how that works?

No I am on 4mg Risperdal pills but check the linked website and ask your Dr. Subcutaneous just means that the injection is not given in the muscle but instead at a more superficial site under the skin. The 2 weekly injection is intramuscular.

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@Aziz

I thought they may have to cut you open and implant it lol

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No way lol 1555

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