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Related topic: Haldol, Risperdal, Schizoaffective Disorder

Haldol vs Risperdal, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 58

This is personalized comparison of Haldol vs Risperdal for a female aged 58. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Apr, 13, 2014: 3,199 female patients aged 56 who take the drugs are studied in Haldol vs Risperdal

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female56Schizoaffective Disorder

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Haldol haloperidolOrtho Mcneil
Risperdal risperidoneOrtho Mcneil Janssen

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 56 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Haldol (Ortho Mcneil)Risperdal (Ortho Mcneil Janssen)
Agitation18.37%7.08%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Haldol (Ortho Mcneil)Risperdal (Ortho Mcneil Janssen)
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
AnxietyWeight Increased
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Depression
Pyrexia (fever)Fall
Weight IncreasedTremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Anxiety
Headache (pain in head)Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Urinary Tract InfectionPyrexia (fever)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Haldol (Ortho Mcneil)Risperdal (Ortho Mcneil Janssen)
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Weight Increased
Eating DisorderPneumonia
Knee ArthroplastyNeuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)
Cardiomyopathy (weakening of the heart muscle)Blood Cholesterol Increased
Hair ThinningHeadache (pain in head)
AnxietyPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Haldol0.00%12.50%18.75%62.50%6.25%
Risperdal15.79%5.26%30.26%34.21%14.47%

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On eHealthMe, Haldol (haloperidol) is often used to treat schizophrenia. Risperdal (risperidone) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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