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Risperidone: Quiz


Question 1: alone or in combination with lithium or ________, for the short-term treatment of acute manic or mixed episodes associated with Bipolar I Disorder in adults
GabapentinValproic acidTiagabinePregabalin

Question 2: [14] Risperidone may also trigger ________ and more serious conditions of glucose metabolism, including ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar coma.
Diabetes mellitusDiabetes mellitus type 1Diabetic retinopathyDiabetic ketoacidosis

Question 3: In 2003 the FDA approved risperidone for the short-term treatment of the mixed and manic states associated with ________.
Major depressive disorderSchizoaffective disorderManiaBipolar disorder

Question 4:
How is Risperidone excreted?
Biliary and urinary
60% Urinary

Question 5:
What is the molecular weight of Risperidone?
211.219 g/mol
410.485 g/mol
234.380 g/mol

Question 6:
What is the elimination half life of Risperidone?
3u201320 hours
4-5 hours in dogs, 6 hours in cats, 1.5 - 4.5 hours in sheep.
1.3 to 1.7 hours
.1 hr

Question 7: The EPS are a consequence of increased release of ________ from nigrostriatal neurons in the brain.

Question 8: Risperidone was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1993 for the treatment of ________.
Bipolar disorderSchizophreniaMental disorderMajor depressive disorder

Question 9: Risperidone contains the ________ of benzisoxazole and piperidine as part of its molecular structure.
AlcoholEthyleneAlkaneFunctional group

Question 10: This drug belongs to a class of ________ drugs known as atypical antipsychotics that have more pronounced serotonin antagonism than dopamine antagonism, but risperidone is unique in this class because it retains dopamine antagonism.

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