Risperdal and Aggression - from FDA reports
Aggression is found among people who take Risperdal, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Schizophrenia. This review analyzes which people have Aggression with Risperdal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 74,730 people who have side effects when taking Risperdal from FDA, and is updated regularly.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On Apr, 01, 2017
74,730 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal.
Among them, 1,499 people (2.01%) have Aggression
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Risperdal when people have Aggression *:
- < 1 month: 28.57 %
- 1 - 6 months: 28.12 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.27 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.04 %
- 2 - 5 years: 16.07 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
- 10+ years: 2.68 %
Gender of people who have Aggression when taking Risperdal *:
- female: 29.07 %
- male: 70.93 %
Age of people who have Aggression when taking Risperdal *:
- 0-1: 0.25 %
- 2-9: 9.96 %
- 10-19: 18.82 %
- 20-29: 17.81 %
- 30-39: 12.83 %
- 40-49: 11.48 %
- 50-59: 8.61 %
- 60+: 20.25 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Schizophrenia (354 people, 23.62%)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (108 people, 7.20%)
- Bipolar Disorder (102 people, 6.80%)
- Depression (96 people, 6.40%)
- Stress And Anxiety (64 people, 4.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (168 people, 11.21%)
- Depakote (148 people, 9.87%)
- Zyprexa (100 people, 6.67%)
- Zoloft (97 people, 6.47%)
- Paxil (85 people, 5.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Agitation (346 people, 23.08%)
- Stress And Anxiety (192 people, 12.81%)
- Abnormal Behavior (192 people, 12.81%)
- Insomnia (170 people, 11.34%)
- Suicidal Ideation (150 people, 10.01%)
* Approximation only. 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.
Do you have Aggression when taking Risperdal?
Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Risperdal 76,047 users)
Aggression has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (latest reports from 40,179 Aggression patients).
Browse all side effects of Risperdala b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with AggressionAggression
Could your condition cause AggressionAggression
Can you answer these questions?
My son 9 yrs old has been on concerta and risperadal for a while. His doctor can't seem to get a good schedule/regime down to get a happy medium for him and me. He was taking concerta 54+18 in the morning and risperadal 1mg and 10mg Prozac,intinuv 2mg. The concerta does not last the 12 hours it ...
Am sick of the above feeling, it is pretty much constant. Have been taking Risperdal Consta for about five years. The side effects seem to have co-incident with this. Any help appreciated, solutions, or am I actually suffering from something else I should get checked out? Steven
I was given Risperdal off label for anxiety associated with Bipolar Disorder. As a result I had bladder insufficiency such that I had to wear Depends 24/7 (I was in my early 50s at the time and am 62 now). I think that I took it for 2 years or so. After I stopped, I still had this side effect ...
You may be interested in these reviews
I'm currently tapering off of risperdal. It has caused anhedonia, depression, brain fog, cognitive issues, flat emotions. It's horrible. I want to connect with others who are suffering and hopefully people who have recovered upon discontinuation of use.
Hi, My doctor put me on risperdal 1mg now upped my dose to 3mg I am also taken paxil 40 mg for 2yrs now , i been having racing thoughts ans trouble sleeping Can anyone tell me if you had felt this way too?
Our son has Fetal Alcohol (adopted). For ADHD symptoms he's been on Vyvanse. He told his therapist he felt angry all the time. So she added 25mg of Zoloft. He said he was still feeling angry and we noticed him getting aggressive. So she raised his Zoloft to 50mg. He was smoking marijuana ...
I have taken Risperdal 1 mg or 1.5 mg off and on for depersonalization disorder, and the last two times I have taken it, it wears off. Increasing the dosage does not help. It seems to wear off after about 6 months. Last year I was off it for two months, and when I tried it again, it worked ...