I would not be at all keen about putting your young son on Risperidol now. While most children tolerate this medicine quite well it may lead to drowsiness, increased appetite, anxiety and agitation.He is still young and a clear diagnosis needs to be made before labelling him as having ADD or ADHD.He may just be an exuberant little boy.He certainly should not be considered for Ritalin either.It may be best to ask a paediatric neurologist for an opinion although this could probably be put off until he is 5 years old in order to allow time to see how he gets on over the next few months.
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