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Review: could Risperdal cause Epilepsy?

We study 41,465 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. Among them, 183 have Epilepsy. Find out below who they are, when they have Epilepsy and more.

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Risperdal

Risperdal (latest outcomes from 42,211 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Epilepsy

Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) (latest reports from 72,706 patients) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, convulsion, pain.

On Sep, 17, 2014: 41,461 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 183 people (0.44%) have Epilepsy.

Trend of Epilepsy in Risperdal reports

Time on Risperdal when people have Epilepsy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Epilepsy54.35%26.09%4.35%13.04%2.17%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Risperdal * :

FemaleMale
Epilepsy50.87%49.13%

Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Risperdal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Epilepsy0.00%2.73%11.36%5.91%10.45%18.18%17.73%33.64%

Severity of Epilepsy when taking Risperdal ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Epilepsy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (87 people, 47.54%)
  2. Hyperkinesia (30 people, 16.39%)
  3. Schizophrenia (27 people, 14.75%)
  4. Hypertension (18 people, 9.84%)
  5. Schizophrenia, paranoid type (17 people, 9.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Risperdal consta (42 people, 22.95%)
  2. Keppra (42 people, 22.95%)
  3. Clonazepam (38 people, 20.77%)
  4. Valproate sodium (36 people, 19.67%)
  5. Zyprexa (34 people, 18.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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