Review: could Risperdal cause Aggression?
We study 41,461 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,007 have Aggression. Find out below who they are, when they have Aggression and more.
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Risperdal (latest outcomes from 42,206 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Aggression (latest reports from 161,061 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety, pain.
On Aug, 19, 2014: 41,458 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 1,007 people (2.43%) have Aggression. They amount to 0.63% of all the 160,952 people who have Aggression on eHealthMe.
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How people recovered from Aggression ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (386 people, 38.33%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (115 people, 11.42%)
- Aggression (89 people, 8.84%)
- Ill-defined disorder (89 people, 8.84%)
- Depression (78 people, 7.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Risperdal consta (356 people, 35.35%)
- Seroquel (274 people, 27.21%)
- Depakote (213 people, 21.15%)
- Zyprexa (175 people, 17.38%)
- Zoloft (165 people, 16.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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