Could Risperdal cause Epilepsy - from FDA reports
Epilepsy 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 Zyprexa, and have Schizophrenia . We study 66,545 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA. Among them, 207 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 Risperdal 67,840 users)
Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, convulsion (latest reports from 56,459 Epilepsy patients).
On Jan, 04, 2017
66,545 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal.
Among them, 207 people (0.31%) have Epilepsy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Risperdal when people have Epilepsy *:
- < 1 month: 44.68 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.53 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.13 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.89 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.51 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.26 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Risperdal *:
- female: 47.72 %
- male: 52.28 %
Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Risperdal *:
- 0-1: 0.65 %
- 2-9: 3.23 %
- 10-19: 8.39 %
- 20-29: 9.68 %
- 30-39: 12.26 %
- 40-49: 16.13 %
- 50-59: 14.84 %
- 60+: 34.84 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Schizophrenia (28 people, 13.53%)
- Agitation (15 people, 7.25%)
- Psychotic Disorder (14 people, 6.76%)
- Bipolar Disorder (12 people, 5.80%)
- Dementia Alzheimer's Type (10 people, 4.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zyprexa (28 people, 13.53%)
- Seroquel (20 people, 9.66%)
- Keppra (16 people, 7.73%)
- Depakene (16 people, 7.73%)
- Tegretol (15 people, 7.25%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Convulsion (21 people, 10.14%)
- Hyponatremia (16 people, 7.73%)
- Electroencephalogram Abnormal (16 people, 7.73%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (15 people, 7.25%)
- Dizziness (15 people, 7.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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