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Review: could Risperdal cause High blood pressure?

Summary: High blood pressure is found among people who take Risperdal, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Schizophrenia. We study 41,483 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. Among them, 963 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Risperdal

Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 42,235 Risperdal users)

High blood pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 330,147 High blood pressure patients)

On May, 19, 2015: 41,483 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 963 people (2.32%) have High Blood Pressure.

Trend of High blood pressure in Risperdal reports

Time on Risperdal when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure34.48%35.01%12.20%6.90%7.96%2.12%1.33%

Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Risperdal * :

FemaleMale
High blood pressure42.87%57.13%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Risperdal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.95%0.56%7.45%6.74%32.91%22.84%11.42%17.13%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Risperdal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure40.00%40.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (531 people, 55.14%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (437 people, 45.38%)
  3. Schizophrenia, paranoid type (260 people, 27.00%)
  4. Major depression (247 people, 25.65%)
  5. Depression (230 people, 23.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (561 people, 58.26%)
  2. Seroquel (486 people, 50.47%)
  3. Risperdal consta (450 people, 46.73%)
  4. Invega (240 people, 24.92%)
  5. Cogentin (217 people, 22.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder (HPPD)like symptoms to include:
    --specks of light
    --snow & rain affect
    --trails following objects in motion
    --halos or auras
    --illusions of motion in a static environment
    --distortions in dimension
    --heightened awareness of motion.
    Occurs in dark or semi-dark rooms but clears in light where minor motion and distortion is noted when staring ahead. A mask descends over my face when staring ahead (maybe inner-ocular-lenses affect (cataract surgery)?). In some cases, get affect that I can feel geometric objects and fish-like or distorted objects. Started when given Lamotrigine & Quetiapine. Doctor has increased dosage of Lamotrigin, stopped Quetiapine and added Risperidone: snow/rain effects have significantly increased at night before falling asleep. Severe snow/rain affect occurs when I wake up early in the morning in semi-dark.

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