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Review: could Risperdal cause Glaucoma?

Summary: Glaucoma is found among people who take Risperdal, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 41,470 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. Among them, 66 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma and more.

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Risperdal

Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 42,218 Risperdal users)

Glaucoma

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 19,157 Glaucoma patients)

On Dec, 30, 2014: 41,470 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 66 people (0.16%) have Glaucoma.

Trend of Glaucoma in Risperdal reports

Time on Risperdal when people have Glaucoma * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Glaucoma26.09%30.43%13.04%13.04%4.35%13.04%0.00%

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Risperdal * :

FemaleMale
Glaucoma63.64%36.36%

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Risperdal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Glaucoma0.00%1.37%0.00%2.74%6.85%20.55%45.21%23.29%

Severity of Glaucoma when taking Risperdal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Glaucoma100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Glaucoma ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Glaucoma0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (21 people, 31.82%)
  2. Thirst (15 people, 22.73%)
  3. Depression (14 people, 21.21%)
  4. Anxiety (11 people, 16.67%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (11 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (27 people, 40.91%)
  2. Risperdal consta (18 people, 27.27%)
  3. Risperidone (15 people, 22.73%)
  4. Symmetrel (15 people, 22.73%)
  5. Depas (15 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Long-term use of risperidone and antidepressants
    I have been using Risperdal and antidepressants for 14 years for bipolar disorder. Last month I was diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency and progesterone deficiency. My cholesterol suddenly became high, I was tired all the time and more symptoms relating to my eventual diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency and progesterone deficiency. I must also say that at the same time of starting treatment I stopped using birth control pills. I feel there needs to be caution taken in all of these drugs. They seem to have a severe effect on hormone balance in the body.
  • Michael my son died as a result of kolopin & ambien (6 responses)
    My beautiful son to whom I depended upon took his Life by suicide on July 16, 2013. He had been struggling with a sleep disorder. It seemed to begin in his last year of high school 2010. Mike was very strong in mind and in body. He became a certified personal trainer. He encouraged everyone around him and all of his clients. How can someone so strong be so weak?
    He had been heavily medicated by a sleep doctor, for years this doctor gave him different medicines and he began to show other heath impairments..I could not see so many things that are very clear to me now, I never saw the effect the drugs had on him. he was growing more tired and withdrawn. He knew so much about medicines that I thought he knew what was happening he and I both trusted the doctors. With each new problem that occurred there was always a new drug to try and along with it a new set of side effects. A new doctor was added to his care and this doctor right away gave an RX for Kolopin. He was already taking Ambien and the two dont seem to play well together. Mean while he was growing sicker and sicker. We constantly were going for this test or that test, never once did the sleep doctor ever think that the drugs being given were the cause of all of his distress.
    At one point he was unable to keep food down and was throwing up every day. More test that always revealed the same result. No problem found. The visits to the sleep doctor were the same as well his condition was worsening and chronic. and yet never once did the sleep doctor ever give the drugs a second thought. The known side effects for both of these drugs were suicide for ages between 16 to 22. Until his death I never read about any of the products he was on.
    On July 16, 2013 the day began with Mike not sleeping, he seemed angry, exhausted. he was getting ready to help us out at our office. Once there it seemed like nothing went his way and at one point got into argument with his dad, told me he hated him and decided to go into his office to talk to him. He began to cry, I had to leave for an appointment and I waved to him through a window. I could see him crying. He got up and just left our office. Later we would find that he called his pastor, his cousins and a friend all did not reply. One girl friend of his did, she told him to meet her for drinks he told her what happened and he needed to save money and needed to be at his training job shortly. Within a 15 minute span wrote us a suicide letter, drove off and shot himself. a few minutes after he did a passer bye called 911. They took him to the hospital. The police came to our office to inform us we need to get to the hospital. The shock of all shock.... He passed away 1:04 am on the 17 of July. I never thought I could be so lost and broken as I am. I miss you so much Michael!
  • Cardiac stress test (thalamine ) and oxycodone
    I am writing this for my sister-in-law, Maria, who is not able to do so and for whom my husband, her brother, and I are the POAs. In May of 2012, Maria had a recurring pain in her leg which took her to the hospital again. She was diagnosed for a second time as having a strained muscle. Then the hospital asked her if she had any chest pain. With her severe migraines she often has pain or feels like she has pain everywhere. The hospital asked her caregiver if she could have a chemical (thalamine) stress test as she could not stand for a regular stress test. Her caregiver thought that since her foot doctor had said that eventually they needed to know if she could withstand a foot operation she needed that a chemical stress test would be needed at some point. So her caregiver said to go ahead with the chemical stress test. The hospital apparently did not check her meds and her dehydrated condition upon entering the hospital or perhaps they would have thought twice about administering the test. She passed the cardiac part of the test but was rendered quite confused and unresponsive. She could not go home in that condition so was transferred to a skilled nursing facility where they could deal with what was nearly a catatonic state. There she displayed extreme confusion and inability to take care of herself in any way. She had to be hand-fed for a week or so. It was as if she had had a stroke. The hospital said tests for stroke had been inconclusive. It took her three months to recover to some semblance of her old self and another 3-4 months to be "there" and present in all ways. She still exhibits confusion from time to time but had shown some of that before her stress test. She had had a stroke in 2003 and it did leave her with some mobility problems as well as confusion sometimes.. Later we learned a friend of ours' husband had had the identical stress test in the same hospital and he also was taking oxycodone for a sore knee. He came out of that test nearly catatonic as well. So why is this not in the literature? Do no harm is a doctor's first charge.

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