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Review: could Risperdal cause Memory impairment (Memory loss)?





Summary: Memory impairment 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 Risperdal consta, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 41,470 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. Among them, 539 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.

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Risperdal

Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Risperdal 42,217 users)

Memory impairment

Memory Impairment has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Memory Impairment 62,109 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 41,469 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 539 people (1.30%) have Memory Impairment.

Trend of Memory impairment in Risperdal reports

Time on Risperdal when people have Memory impairment * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Memory impairment33.93%25.89%9.82%8.93%13.39%6.25%1.79%

Gender of people who have Memory impairment when taking Risperdal * :

FemaleMale
Memory impairment43.27%56.73%

Age of people who have Memory impairment when taking Risperdal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Memory impairment0.00%0.81%21.32%6.30%11.15%19.06%19.55%21.81%

Severity of Memory impairment when taking Risperdal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory impairment6.67%46.67%33.33%13.33%

How people recovered from Memory impairment ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Memory impairment12.50%0.00%87.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (152 people, 28.20%)
  2. Depression (125 people, 23.19%)
  3. Ill-defined disorder (87 people, 16.14%)
  4. Schizoaffective disorder (81 people, 15.03%)
  5. Brain injury (81 people, 15.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Risperdal consta (189 people, 35.06%)
  2. Seroquel (164 people, 30.43%)
  3. Paxil (119 people, 22.08%)
  4. Zyprexa (110 people, 20.41%)
  5. Trazodone hcl (80 people, 14.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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