Review: could Risperdal cause Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia?


Summary

Acute lymphocytic leukaemia is found among people who take Risperdal, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Labile hypertension . We study 39,806 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Acute lymphocytic leukaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Acute lymphocytic leukaemia and more.

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Risperdal

Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Risperdal 45,063 users)

Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (cancer of the white blood cells) has been reported by people with death, pleural effusion, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis, sepsis (latest reports from 8,406 Acute lymphocytic leukaemia patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

39,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal.
Among them, 8 people (0.02%) have Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Risperdal cause Acute lymphocytic leukaemia?

Time on Risperdal when people have Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia when taking Risperdal *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia when taking Risperdal *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prophylaxis (3 people)
  • Neuropathy (3 people)
  • Labile Hypertension (3 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (3 people)
  • Lisinopril (3 people)
  • Haldol (3 people)
  • Gabapentin (3 people)
  • Aspirin (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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