Tag - risperidone

Risperdal

Risperdal (risperidone) is the most prescribed antipsychotic in the US and, with worldwide sales of $2.1bn, is Johnson & Johnson’s second most profitable drug.

The new antipsychotics

The so-called ‘atypical antipsychotic drugs’ have been hailed as a pharmaceutical breakthrough and have, by now, largely replaced the old guard of neuroleptics. However, a recent overview of these modern medicines questions the claim that this new...

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