Review: could Risperdal Consta cause Restless Leg?


Restless leg is found among people who take Risperdal Consta, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Risperdal, and have Schizophrenia . We study 5,676 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal consta from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Restless leg. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg and more.

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Risperdal Consta

Risperdal consta has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Risperdal consta 5,616 users)

Restless Leg

Restless leg has been reported by people with hypotension, drug withdrawal syndrome, itching, fatigue, urinary incontinence (latest reports from 19,406 Restless leg patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

5,676 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal Consta.
Among them, 27 people (0.48%) have Restless Leg

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Risperdal consta cause Restless leg?

Time on Risperdal Consta when people have Restless Leg *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Restless Leg when taking Risperdal Consta *:

  • female: 22.22 %
  • male: 77.78 %

Age of people who have Restless Leg when taking Risperdal Consta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 55 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 30 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (17 people)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (11 people)
  • Brain Injury (11 people)
  • Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (4 people)
  • Psychotic Disorder (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Risperdal (16 people)
  • Olanzapine (7 people)
  • Unspecified Psychiatric Medication (6 people)
  • Unknown Medication (6 people)
  • Solian (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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