Yes, Risperdal and RisperdalConsta are the brand names of the medicine and risperidone is the active ingredient in it. Risperdal and RisperdalConsta (risperidone) are marketed by Janssen, a divison of
Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. It is an anti-psychotic drug and is prescribed in the treatment of Schizophrenia, Bipoloar I Disorder and dementia related pychosis. It is also used for the treatment of autism in children. Risperdal is the tablet form of the medication and RisperdalConsta is the long term injectable form of the medicine. The tablets come in a dosage of 0.25mg, 0.5mg, 1mg, 2mg, 3mg and 4mg. The injection comes in a dosage of 12.5mg, 25mg, 37.5mg and 50mg.