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Trileptal vs Risperidone, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 12

This is personalized comparison of Trileptal vs Risperidone for a male aged 12. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Trileptal (latest outcomes from 11,864 users) has active ingredients of oxcarbazepine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Risperidone (latest outcomes from 14,301 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

On May, 13, 2014: 2,395 male patients aged 8 who take the same drugs are studied in Trileptal vs Risperidone

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male8Bipolar Disorder

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Trileptal oxcarbazepineNovartis
Risperidone risperidoneTeva

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 8 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Trileptal (Novartis)Risperidone (Teva)
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Aggression
Pyrexia (fever)Abnormal Behaviour
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
VomitingAgitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
DizzinessWeight Increased
Headache (pain in head)Condition Aggravated
AggressionConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Rash (redness)Drug Ineffective
Drug IneffectiveDystonia (abnormal muscle tone)
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Trileptal (Novartis)Risperidone (Teva)
Pyrexia (fever)Staring (a prolonged gaze or fixed look)
Gait DisturbanceTardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)
Lymphadenopathy (disease or enlargement of lymph nodes)Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement)
Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)Aggression
Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia (cancer of the white blood cells)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Pain In ExtremityAgitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
Bone PainHyperthermia (body temperature greatly above normal)
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedCytolytic Hepatitis (dissolution or destruction of a liver cell)
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedWeight Increased

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Trileptal4.55%18.18%22.73%36.36%18.18%
Risperidone3.12%23.44%42.19%28.91%2.34%

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On eHealthMe, Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Risperidone (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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