Review: could Risperdal cause Death?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
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We study 41,391 people who take Risperdal. Among them, 1,847 have Death. See who they are, when they have Death and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Risperdal (latest outcomes from 42,168 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Risperdal include diabetes mellitus aggravated, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, weight increased, drowsiness.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 40,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 1,847 people (4.57%) have Death.
Time on Risperdal when people have Death * :
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Gender of people who have Death when taking Risperdal * :
Age of people who have Death when taking Risperdal * :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (339 people, 18.35%)
- Depression (93 people, 5.04%)
- Dementia (69 people, 3.74%)
- Psychotic disorder (68 people, 3.68%)
- Bipolar disorder (66 people, 3.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Risperdal consta (444 people, 24.04%)
- Seroquel (289 people, 15.65%)
- Zyprexa (171 people, 9.26%)
- Abilify (137 people, 7.42%)
- Aspirin (106 people, 5.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Jason on May, 31, 2013:
31 year old male. I am taking risperdone and I had bad side effects from it. 2mg before going to sleep. I woke up to go to the bathroom and when I got up I almost dropped to the ground from side effects. I called th Dr. Shantala Umashankar in Norwich, CT and was told to cut pill in half and take 1mg. I took it and I woke up feeling groggy and light sensitive. I have had ADD in the past and I've been misdiagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and take another pill called Lamotrigrine which does nothing. I live with grandparents because I can't get a job because no one is hiring me. I tried to get SSI Benefits but unable to because system is FUBAR. All I hear is get a lawyer to fight to get SSI which is a waste of my time. I rather make my money rather than play the system because someone wants me to be their lab rat. Rather than work resolving a problem these doctors pushing pills like drug dealers to make money rather than provide real assistance to make things better.
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