How Does RISPERDAL® CONSTA® Work?
RISPERDAL® CONSTA® is given every 2 weeks by injection, and the medicine is released slowly over time. This allows for a steady supply of medicine to help manage your symptoms.
The symptoms of Bipolar I Disorder and schizophrenia are thought to be caused by chemical imbalances in the brain. Although it is unclear exactly how RISPERDAL® CONSTA® works, it seems to help balance the chemicals in the brain. While it is not a cure, RISPERDAL® CONSTA® has helped many people manage the symptoms of Bipolar I Disorder and schizophrenia.