Risperdal (risperidone) Aug 2004
Audience: Neuropsychiatric healthcare professionals
FDA and Janssen revised the WARNINGS section of labeling, describing the increased risk of hyperglycemia and diabetes in patients taking Risperdal. MedWatch is posting a revised version of a letter originally distributed to health care professionals November 2003. FDA asked all manufacturers of atypical antipsychotic medications, including Janssen, to add this Warning statement to labeling.