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Risperidone (Risperdal Consta®)


Recommended for restricted use within NHS Scotland.


Risperdal Consta may be considered as a treatment option for patients who require an atypical antipsychotic and for whom depot injection is the preferred route of administration. Its use should be under the overall supervision of a consultant psychiatrist.

Drug Details

Drug Name: Risperidone (Risperdal Consta®)
SMC Drug ID: 22/02
Manufacturer: Janssen-Cilag Ltd
Indication: Schizophrenic psychoses
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 4.2 Drugs used in psychoses and related disorders
Submission Type: Full submission
Status: Restricted
Date Advice Published: 6 December 2002