A study for a 17-year old boy who takes Diazepam, Concerta, Risperdal, Depakote
Summary: 3 male patients aged 17 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.
This is a personalized study for a 17 year old male patient who has Aggression, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
What are the drugs
Diazepam has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 32,944 Diazepam users)
Concerta has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from 10,430 Concerta users)
Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 42,218 Risperdal users)
Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,936 Depakote users)
What are the conditions
Aggression can be treated by Risperdal, Seroquel. (latest reports from 28,780 Aggression patients)
Adhd (adhd-mental disorders that develop in children) can be treated by Vyvanse, Concerta, Adderall 20, Adderall 30, Adderall Xr 30, Ritalin. (latest reports from 44,765 Adhd patients)
Autism spectrum disorder (developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioural challenges) can be treated by Abilify, Risperdal, Risperidone. (latest reports from 402 Autism Spectrum Disorder patients)
On Jan, 21, 2015: 3 males aged 12 (±5) who take Diazepam, Concerta, Risperdal, Depakote are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: Aggression, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Diazepam (diazepam)
- Concerta (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
- Risperdal (risperidone)
- Depakote (divalproex sodium)
eHealthMe real world results:
Drug effectiveness over time :
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)|
|Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)|
|Rectal Haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)|
|Disturbance In Attention|
|Headache (pain in head)|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- support group for people who have ADHD
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- support group for people who take Concerta
- support group for people who take Depakote
- support group for people who take Diazepam
- support group for people who take Risperdal
Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- Concerta and extreme rage (3 answers)
My 18yr old son has been on 54mg of Concerta for 5+ years now, he suddenly started complaining to me that he was not feeling that it slowed him down like usual to concentrate ect he said it made him depressed down. He stopped taking it for over 3 weeks, then randomly yesterday he decided to take it cause he felt extremely out of control hyper. Approx 6 hours after he took it I received a phone call from his friends that he was in a suicidal rage along with extreme crying. So I drove to meet his friends to take my son with me as he would not get back into his friends vehicle. He ended up smashing the door of my car trunk with his hand/arm...punching the passenger window of my car (did not break that thankfully. I felt like I didnt even know him. He kept saying he wanted to blow his head off as he held his fingers upto his temple. He ended up in the ER for his arm. He has to see his psych ASAP of course cause the ER doc didnt seem concerned since my son had calmed from rage to emotional as well as saying that Psych didnt have any beds but I had NO IDEA this could happen after working so well for years. He finally feels on his way back to himself now that he hasnt taken anymore Concerta today. Has anyone had an experience to this extreme? It was a sleepless night for me because if the hospital wasnt keeping him then I was on watch!!!
- Could taking concerta have caused my hearing loss? i'm 16!
Sudden onset of hearing loss and continues to worsen. Currently only take concerta for ADHD.
- Can namenda treat post concussion syndrome (1 answer)
I am here today to learn more about the drug Namenda, and if would help for me to start taking it. My doctor diagnosed me with PCS, and it has been going on for close to a year now. Originally I was diagnosed with anxiety, and things of that sort.
I have never knew Namenda could treat PCS, and I am just wondering if it would even help with how I am feeling. (Dizzy,Headache,Personality Changes,Paranoia, etc) None of these symptoms have happened to me before, just post the concussion.
Would Namenda be able to treat my PCS, or even help? I have only heard it could treat Dementia, and other mental illnesses of that sort.
- I have a brother that is 14 years old & his being taking risperdal for 9 years already & i want to know if that medication is causing my brother on over weight, having breast & being aggressive? (1 answer)
Please I need information so I can help my brother because he doesn't talk am his oldest sister thank you
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- The zoloft/vyvanse concoction ruined my life.
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- Belviq (lorcaserin) and adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine)
I have been on Adderall for more than a year and I have recently started taking Belviq. For some reason a lot of doctors worry about a serious interaction between the two, in my experience the two get along just fine. Adderall helps me stay focused, while Belviq suppresses appetite.
During the second week of Belviq I did have very small stomach upsets, such as heartburn but it did go away about 2 days later. Other than that the medication works well and I think it is safe for anyone to try who is looking to lose weight. Belviq works on serotonin and while the exact mechanism is unknown it causes appetite suppression in most people. Belviq being one of the medications that are approved for long term use, it may be very helpful to individuals who require a longer period of time on the medication. Belviq reminds me of an antidepressant I was on called Effexor, the two produce the same sense of satisfaction overall, but mostly with food. However Effexor’s side effects (show up around week 7-12) and made it so that the medication is almost impossible to used. Belviq at this time is not giving me any side effects, I think it’s a wonderful drug, much better than the other options like Contrive and Qsyimia. However it’s not for everyone the drug may work perfectly on 80 % of the people who try it but on others it may not. I recommend that the alternatives be considered such as Contrive or Qsymia if Belviq is not found helpful. If Belviq causes you to feel unwell, sad, depressed, or feel like you have the flu—stop taking Belviq and call your doctor as these may be signs of a life threatening condition. Always take the medication as directed by your doctor, do not adjust your own dose without consulting with the doctor.
Belviq has been a wonderful addition to my life, it’s helped me take control of my body again I feel that the medication is very good, well tolerated, and just an amazingly well designed drug overall.
- A life of depression and fatigue (1 response)
1) Family history of depression, 2) Diagnosed depression 1964-not treated until 1973, 3) Worked in medical field 35 years, 4) Emergency on-call 24/7, 5) Hospital 15 times major depression, 6) Tried nearly all MAOI, TCA, SSRI, SNRI, and ECT. 7) 100% Disability in 1998 for depression. Now at age 70 I have dysthymia, chronic fatigue, COPD, and PTSD. My recommendation to younger people - do not over stress,
do not smoke, avoid horrific or traumatic situations and try to find some enjoyment in life. If you have symptoms like mine seek early treatment put balance in your life. The often heard recommendations - get plenty of sleep, eat properly, learn to relax and avoid bad habits should not be ignored, they are critical to good physical and mental health.
- A really bad day ritalin+orange juice
I took Ritaline, then Orange juice. I couldn't do my exam at all...
Comments from related studies:
From this study (3 months ago):
doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:
BREAK down FOOL!
Rhs on Oct, 13, 2012:
Get your medical records
and consult w/your doctor
trust1983 on Dec, 3, 2012:
Is it true in the states that a psych doc can up and just leave and refuse to treat you because you tried to kill yourself, especially if you didn't have a contact for life with you r doc?
Related drug interaction studies:
- Depakote and Diazepam drug interactions (1,084 reports)
- Risperdal and Diazepam drug interactions (1,766 reports)
- Depakote and Risperdal drug interactions (3,814 reports)
- Concerta and Depakote drug interactions (575 reports)
- Concerta and Risperdal drug interactions (1,121 reports)
- Concerta and Diazepam drug interactions (478 reports)
Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Concerta for ADHD reported by 1,309 people (updated 2 days ago)
- Risperdal for Autism Spectrum Disorder reported by 11 people (updated 7 days ago)
- Depakote for ADHD reported by 4 people (updated 2 days ago)
Complete drug side effects:
- Adhd (74 drugs in 11,114 reports) (updated 1 day ago)
- Aggression (5 drugs in 29 reports) (updated 2 months ago)
- Autism Spectrum Disorder (3 drugs in 29 reports) (updated 2 months ago)
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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