Could Risperdal cause Death - from FDA reports


Death is found among people who take Risperdal, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Schizophrenia . We study 58,957 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA. Among them, 1,427 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.

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Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Risperdal 67,831 users)


Death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, chronic myeloid leukaemia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 343,987 Death patients).

On Nov, 18, 2016

58,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal.
Among them, 1,427 people (2.42%) have Death

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Risperdal cause Death?

Time on Risperdal when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 44.32 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.07 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.48 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.95 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.98 %
  • 10+ years: 0.57 %

Gender of people who have Death when taking Risperdal *:

  • female: 50.45 %
  • male: 49.55 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Risperdal *:

  • 0-1: 2.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.33 %
  • 10-19: 3.06 %
  • 20-29: 4.48 %
  • 30-39: 8.52 %
  • 40-49: 16.81 %
  • 50-59: 15.94 %
  • 60+: 48.8 %

Severity of Death **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (225 people, 15.77%)
  • Zyprexa (148 people, 10.37%)
  • Abilify (94 people, 6.59%)
  • Haldol (92 people, 6.45%)
  • Risperdal Consta (82 people, 5.75%)

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Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Diabetes (102 people, 7.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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