Review: how effective is Risperdal for Lewy body dementia?
(By eHealthMe on Jul, 23, 2014)
Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 2.7/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Risperdal (risperidone) is for Lewy body dementia. The study is based on 4 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Risperdal
Risperdal (latest outcomes from 42,199 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Lewy body dementia
Lewy body dementia (latest reports from 45,590 patients) is typically treated by Aricept, Namenda, Seroquel, Donepezil, Exelon, Donepezil Hydrochloride.
On Jul, 23, 2014: 4 people are studied for taking Risperdal in Lewy body dementia
Risperdal effectiveness for Lewy body dementia (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Risperdal for Lewy body dementia * :
|Lewy body dementia||25.00%||75.00% |
Age of people who take Risperdal for Lewy body dementia * :
|Lewy body dementia||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Who find Risperdal more effective for Lewy body dementia?
Gender of people who find Risperdal more effective * :
|Lewy body dementia||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who find Risperdal more effective * :
|Lewy body dementia||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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