Review: taking Risperidone and Melatonin together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Risperidone and Melatonin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Risperidone and Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 281 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Risperidone

Risperidone has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Risperidone 23,149 users)

Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 8,403 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

281 people who take Risperidone, Melatonin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Risperidone and Melatonin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Risperidone:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Melatonin:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Risperidone:
  • female: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
Melatonin:
  • female: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Risperidone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Melatonin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • muscle contracture
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • skin lesion
  • death
  • somnolence
  • abnormal behaviour
  • bacteraemia
  • confusional state
  • dehydration
  • depression
1 - 6 months:
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • fall
  • somnolence
  • diabetes mellitus
  • faecal incontinence
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • head injury
  • oculogyric crisis
  • parkinsonism
  • schizoaffective disorder bipolar type
6 - 12 months:
  • aggression
  • crying
  • delayed puberty
  • dyskinesia
  • dystonia
  • failure to thrive
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • muscle spasticity
  • psychomotor hyperactivity
1 - 2 years:
  • suicidal ideation
  • cardiac murmur
  • hyperglycaemia
2 - 5 years:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • faecal incontinence
  • fall
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • head injury
  • parkinsonism
  • schizoaffective disorder bipolar type
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • urinary incontinence
5 - 10 years:
  • dystonia
  • altered state of consciousness
  • aggression
  • anxiety disorder
  • autism spectrum disorder
  • depression
  • hyperactivity
  • oppositional defiant disorder
  • weight gain
  • dyspraxia
10+ years:
  • erectile dysfunction
  • tardive dyskinesia
not specified:
  • vomiting
  • insomnia
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • weight decreased
  • aggression
  • oedema peripheral
  • abnormal behaviour
  • depression

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • asthenia
  • fall
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • oedema peripheral
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • stomatitis
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • suicidal ideation
  • aggression
  • somnolence
  • dyskinesia
  • gynaecomastia
  • pleurothotonus
  • abnormal behaviour
  • dysphemia
  • convulsion

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • dystonia
  • muscle rigidity
  • posture abnormal
  • serotonin syndrome
  • blood prolactin increased
  • dyskinesia
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • oculogyric crisis
  • opisthotonus
10-19:
  • dysphemia
  • headache
  • cardiac arrest
  • vomiting
  • compulsions
  • aggression
  • bacteraemia
  • encephalopathy
  • generalised oedema
  • large intestinal ulcer
20-29:
  • oedema peripheral
  • insomnia
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • cellulitis
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • amnesia
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
30-39:
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • gynaecomastia
40-49:
  • weight increased
  • bipolar ii disorder
  • depression
  • convulsion
  • fatigue
  • bipolar disorder
  • nausea
  • aggression
  • atrial fibrillation
  • chorea
50-59:
  • fall
  • diabetes mellitus
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • faecal incontinence
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • head injury
  • parkinsonism
  • schizoaffective disorder bipolar type
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • urinary incontinence
60+:
  • pleurothotonus
  • death
  • insomnia
  • oedema
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • depression
  • hypersensitivity
  • hypotension
  • fall

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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