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Review: could Risperdal cause Mental disability?

Summary: Mental disability could be caused by Risperdal, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Lithium carbonate, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 41,444 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Mental disability. Find out below who they are, when they have Mental disability and more.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 41,444 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 7 people (0.02%) have Mental Disability. They amount to 1.09% of all the 641 people who have Mental Disability on eHealthMe.

Trend of Mental disability in Risperdal reports

Time on Risperdal when people have Mental disability * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mental disability0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Mental disability when taking Risperdal * :

FemaleMale
Mental disability25.00%75.00%

Age of people who have Mental disability when taking Risperdal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mental disability0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%71.43%0.00%14.29%

Severity of Mental disability when taking Risperdal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mental disability0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Mental disability ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (7 people, 100.00%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (6 people, 85.71%)
  3. Bipolar i disorder (6 people, 85.71%)
  4. Schizophrenia (2 people, 28.57%)
  5. Osteoporosis (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lithium carbonate (7 people, 100.00%)
  2. Risperidone (7 people, 100.00%)
  3. Diabetes medication (6 people, 85.71%)
  4. Actos (6 people, 85.71%)
  5. Cogentin (5 people, 71.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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