Risperidone-Induced Ejaculatory and Urinary Dysfunction
J Clin Psychiatry 1996;57(11):549-550 [letter]
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Letter to the Editor
Sir: Risperidone is a benzisoxazole derivative antipsychotic
agent with serotonin 5-HT2 and dopamine D2 antagonistic properties.
During premarketing evaluation of this compound, diminished
sexual desire, erectile dysfunction, and orgasmic dysfunction
were noted in at least 5% of patients.1 In addition,
product information lists dysuria and other urinary difficulties
among risperidone’s adverse events.