Review: could Risperdal cause Epilepsy?
Summary: Epilepsy 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 Risperdal consta, and have Epilepsy.
We study 41,473 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 has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 42,221 Risperdal users)
Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, convulsion, pain. (latest reports from 39,364 Epilepsy patients)
On Mar, 10, 2015: 41,473 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 183 people (0.44%) have Epilepsy.
Time on Risperdal when people have Epilepsy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Risperdal * :
Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Risperdal * :
Severity of Epilepsy when taking Risperdal ** :
How people recovered from Epilepsy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (87 people, 47.54%)
- Hyperkinesia (30 people, 16.39%)
- Schizophrenia (27 people, 14.75%)
- Hypertension (18 people, 9.84%)
- Schizophrenia, paranoid type (17 people, 9.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Risperdal consta (42 people, 22.95%)
- Keppra (42 people, 22.95%)
- Clonazepam (38 people, 20.77%)
- Valproate sodium (36 people, 19.67%)
- Zyprexa (34 people, 18.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between L-theanine, Gaba, Magnesium Carbonate, Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Risperdal for a 43-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Slurred Speech, Eyeball Rupture
- A study of side effects of Risperidone for a 25-year old woman with Borderline Personality Disorder. The patient has Abdominal Pain, Absent Periods (absence of normal menstrual cycle)
- A study of side effects of Albenza for a 28-year old man with Neurocysticercosis. The patient has Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures)
- A study of drug interactions between Carbamazepine, Depakote Er, Risperidone for a 30-year old man with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Vision Problems
- A study of drug interactions between Risperidone, Risperdal for a 20-year old man with Schizophrenia. The patient has Confusion, Headache
Recent Risperdal related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Risperidone, Baclofen, Sertraline, Cogentin, Meloxicam for a 21-year old man who has Depression
- Comparions of Risperdal, Abilify, Lamictal, Latuda for a 39-year old woman who has Bipolar
- Comparions of Risperidone, Vyvanse for a 7-year old girl who has ADHD
- Comparions of Clozaril, Seroquel, Zyprexa, Abilify, Risperidone for a 44-year old woman who has Schizophrenia
- Comparions of Prozac, Risperidone for a 20-year old woman who has Type 2 Diabetes
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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