Review: could Risperdal cause Muscle Stiffness?


Muscle stiffness is found among people who take Risperdal, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Ativan, . We study 58,955 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. 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 67,826 users)

Muscle Stiffness

Muscle stiffness has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, asthma (latest reports from 1,001 Muscle stiffness patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

58,955 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 *:

  • Tremor Nec (6 people, 54.55%)
  • Weakness (5 people, 45.45%)
  • Tachycardia Nos (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Difficulty In Walking (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Aggression (4 people, 36.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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