Review: could Risperdal cause High blood pressure?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 27, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 41,391 people who take Risperdal. Among them, 937 have High blood pressure. See who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Risperdal (latest outcomes from 42,168 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Risperdal include diabetes mellitus aggravated, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, weight increased, drowsiness.
High blood pressure
High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,130,120 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 40,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 937 people (2.32%) have High Blood Pressure.
Time on Risperdal when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||34.95%||34.65%||9.73%||7.90%||9.42%||2.43%||0.91% |
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Risperdal * :
|High blood pressure||44.44%||55.56% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Risperdal * :
|High blood pressure||1.01%||0.42%||8.02%||6.84%||30.83%||24.16%||10.98%||17.74% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Risperdal ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||40.00%||40.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (493 people, 52.61%)
- Bipolar disorder (404 people, 43.12%)
- Depression (229 people, 24.44%)
- Schizophrenia, paranoid type (228 people, 24.33%)
- Major depression (212 people, 22.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (525 people, 56.03%)
- Seroquel (486 people, 51.87%)
- Risperdal consta (414 people, 44.18%)
- Invega (208 people, 22.20%)
- Depakote (204 people, 21.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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