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Risperdal, Ativan, Ritalin for a 42-year old man

Summary: 4 male patients aged 42 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 42 year old male patient who has Bipolar I Disorder. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Risperdal (latest outcomes from 42,216 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,196 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,196 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

What are the conditions

Bipolar i disorder (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode) (latest reports from 9,879 patients) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Abilify, Seroquel, Lamotrigine, Depakote.

On Nov, 23, 2014: 4 males aged 37 (±5) who take Risperdal, Ativan, Ritalin are studied

Risperdal, Ativan, Ritalin outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 37

Gender: male

Conditions: Bipolar I Disorder

Drugs taking:
- Risperdal - 3MG (risperidone)
- Ativan - 0.5MG (lorazepam)
- Ritalin - 20MG (methylphenidate hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/aDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)n/an/aDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Type 1 Diabetes MellitusSuicidal Ideation
Irritability
Weight Increased
Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
Restlessness (not able to rest)
Scar
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Bipolar I Disorder
- support group for people who take Ativan
- support group for people who take Risperdal
- support group for people who take Ritalin

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Common symptoms:

Men of age 40-49 with Bipolar I Disorder:
  1. Drowsiness (57 reports)
  2. High blood cholesterol (51 reports)
  3. Weight increased (46 reports)
  4. Stress and anxiety (45 reports)
  5. Type 2 diabetes (44 reports)
  6. Insomnia (43 reports)
  7. Depression (40 reports)
  8. Suicidal ideation (38 reports)
  9. Diabetes (34 reports)
  10. Mania (30 reports)

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