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 157 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 16,981 users)

Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 4,547 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

157 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
  • bacteraemia
  • encephalopathy
  • fungaemia
  • generalised oedema
  • large intestinal ulcer
  • sepsis
  • agitation
1 - 6 months:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • faecal incontinence
  • fall
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • head injury
  • parkinsonism
  • schizoaffective disorder bipolar type
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • urinary incontinence
6 - 12 months:
  • aggression
  • crying
  • dyskinesia
  • dystonia
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • muscle spasticity
  • psychomotor hyperactivity
  • swollen tongue
  • tic
1 - 2 years:
  • suicidal ideation
  • cardiac murmur
  • hyperglycaemia
2 - 5 years:
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • faecal incontinence
  • fall
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • head injury
  • parkinsonism
  • schizoaffective disorder bipolar type
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • urinary incontinence
  • diabetes mellitus
5 - 10 years:
  • aggression
  • anxiety disorder
  • autism spectrum disorder
  • depression
  • hyperactivity
  • oppositional defiant disorder
  • weight gain
  • dyspraxia
  • dystonia
not specified:
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • headache
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • infection
  • oedema peripheral

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • fall
  • weight increased
  • dizziness
  • oedema peripheral
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • delirium
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • suicidal ideation
  • aggression
  • drug ineffective
  • dysphemia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • pleurothotonus
  • convulsion
  • gynaecomastia
  • weight decreased
  • compulsions

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • suicidal ideation
  • drug ineffective
  • aggression
  • anticonvulsant drug level below therapeutic
  • anxiety disorder
  • autism spectrum disorder
  • breast enlargement
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • disturbance in social behaviour
10-19:
  • dysphemia
  • compulsions
  • aggression
  • bacteraemia
  • encephalopathy
  • generalised oedema
  • large intestinal ulcer
  • sepsis
  • breast hyperplasia
  • drooling
20-29:
  • insomnia
  • oedema peripheral
  • dizziness
  • actinomyces test positive
  • acute psychosis
  • amnesia
  • asthenia
  • bone disorder
  • breath odour
  • bronchitis
30-39:
  • cardiac failure congestive
40-49:
  • weight increased
  • convulsion
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • aggression
  • atrial fibrillation
  • chorea
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug ineffective
  • gait disturbance
50-59:
  • fall
  • diabetes mellitus
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • faecal incontinence
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • head injury
  • parkinsonism
  • schizoaffective disorder bipolar type
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • urinary incontinence
60+:
  • pleurothotonus
  • oedema
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • abscess
  • blood creatine increased
  • cough
  • hypersensitivity
  • hypotension
  • ocular hyperaemia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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