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Review: could Risperdal cause Hyponatremia?

Summary: Hyponatremia could be caused by Risperdal, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Risperdal consta, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 41,444 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. Among them, 533 have Hyponatremia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hyponatremia and more.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 41,444 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 533 people (1.29%) have Hyponatremia. They amount to 0.31% of all the 174,514 people who have Hyponatremia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hyponatremia in Risperdal reports

Time on Risperdal when people have Hyponatremia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hyponatremia53.00%28.00%6.00%7.00%4.00%2.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hyponatremia when taking Risperdal * :

FemaleMale
Hyponatremia46.68%53.32%

Age of people who have Hyponatremia when taking Risperdal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hyponatremia0.00%0.74%2.95%2.03%7.01%19.93%33.39%33.95%

Severity of Hyponatremia when taking Risperdal ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hyponatremia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (108 people, 20.26%)
  2. Depression (50 people, 9.38%)
  3. Anxiety (34 people, 6.38%)
  4. Schizophrenia, paranoid type (31 people, 5.82%)
  5. Psychotic disorder (27 people, 5.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Risperdal consta (86 people, 16.14%)
  2. Seroquel (57 people, 10.69%)
  3. Aspirin (49 people, 9.19%)
  4. Zyprexa (48 people, 9.01%)
  5. Akineton (48 people, 9.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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