Risperdal and Epilepsy - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Epilepsy with Risperdal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 74,730 people who have side effects when taking Risperdal from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 26, 2017

74,730 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal.
Among them, 214 people (0.29%) have Epilepsy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Risperdal cause Epilepsy?

Time on Risperdal when people have Epilepsy *:

  • < 1 month: 47.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.91 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.35 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Risperdal *:

  • female: 47.55 %
  • male: 52.45 %

Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Risperdal *:

  • 0-1: 0.62 %
  • 2-9: 3.73 %
  • 10-19: 8.7 %
  • 20-29: 9.94 %
  • 30-39: 12.42 %
  • 40-49: 16.15 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 34.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (29 people, 13.55%)
  • Agitation (15 people, 7.01%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (14 people, 6.54%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (12 people, 5.61%)
  • Depression (11 people, 5.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa (29 people, 13.55%)
  • Seroquel (21 people, 9.81%)
  • Keppra (16 people, 7.48%)
  • Depakene (16 people, 7.48%)
  • Tegretol (15 people, 7.01%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Convulsion (21 people, 9.81%)
  • Hyponatremia (16 people, 7.48%)
  • Electroencephalogram Abnormal (16 people, 7.48%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (15 people, 7.01%)
  • Dizziness (15 people, 7.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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