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, . We study 66,545 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA. Among them, 11 have Muscle stiffness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle stiffness and more.

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Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Risperdal 67,847 users)

Muscle Stiffness

Muscle stiffness has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, spasticity, sleep disorder (latest reports from 1,018 Muscle stiffness patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

66,545 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal.
Among them, 11 people (0.02%) 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%)
  • Parkinson's Disease (3 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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