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Numbness and heart stopping on Risperdal

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I need help. Ever since I have started taking Risperdal, for the past like 4 or 5 months I have felt weird. I always feel zoned out and I lose sense of reality and my body goes numb.

What really concerns me is this weird thing that happens to me. Its very scary. My heart stops for a second, everything goes black, and my body feels numb. It goes mostly black but I also see flashes of images in my eyes. I stop it by either opening my eyes or shutting them for a second.

Please help me identify what this is

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replied February 8th, 2018
General Q and A Answer A63104
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern.
These are psychotic and anxiety features.
I would suggest you to increase the dose of risperidone and also start anxiolytic.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care

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