Definition of risperidone
: an antipsychotic drug C28H27FN4O2 used especially to treat schizophrenia
Origin of risperidone
perhaps from fluor- + is- + piperidine + -one
First Known Use: 1988
Medical Definition of risperidone
: an antipsychotic drug C28H27FN4O2 noted for its affinity for certain serotonin, dopamine, alpha-adrenergic, and histamine receptors in the brain and used especially to treat schizophrenia and acute manic episodes of bipolar disorder—see risperdal
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