Risperdal and Muscle stiffness - from FDA reports


Muscle stiffness is found among people who take Risperdal, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Ativan, . This review analyzes which people have Muscle stiffness with Risperdal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 74,730 people who have side effects when taking Risperdal from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 12, 2017

74,730 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal.
Among them, 11 people (0.01%) have Muscle Stiffness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Risperdal cause Muscle stiffness?

Gender of people who have Muscle Stiffness when taking Risperdal *:

  • female: 36.36 %
  • male: 63.64 %

Age of people who have Muscle Stiffness when taking Risperdal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11.11 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 22.22 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Olanzapine (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Haldol (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Depakote (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Ativan (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Clozapine (1 person, 9.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (6 people, 54.55%)
  • Agitation (5 people, 45.45%)
  • Difficulty In Walking (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Aggression (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Confusion (3 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Risperdal 76,055 users)

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