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Review: could Risperdal cause Muscle stiffness (Spasticity)?

We study 41,469 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

Risperdal (latest outcomes from 42,214 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Muscle stiffness

Muscle Stiffness (weakness and loss of muscle control due to nerve damage in brain) (latest reports from 2,776 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, osteoporosis.

On Oct, 30, 2014: 41,469 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 11 people (0.03%) have Muscle Stiffness.

Trend of Muscle stiffness in Risperdal reports

Time on Risperdal when people have Muscle stiffness * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Muscle stiffness20.00%80.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle stiffness0.00%0.00%5.56%5.56%5.56%0.00%72.22%11.11%

Severity of Muscle stiffness when taking Risperdal ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Muscle stiffness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

n/a

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ativan (11 people, 100.00%)
  2. Haldol (11 people, 100.00%)
  3. Seroquel (6 people, 54.55%)
  4. Depakote (2 people, 18.18%)
  5. Ultram (1 people, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Should an individual who has been taking Risperdal, and already had megacolon before she started taking it, discontinue taking it if it is effective in controlling her bipolar disorder?

    Reply

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • seeing doctor , to be fitted with pessary.
    bowel movements are not normal, small and frequent, and frequent urination

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • My stomach has been swollen for over 10 years, also constant dry mouth, very thirsty causing fluid overload. This lead to dangerously low sodium. Causing fatigue, weekness, and countless visits to E.R. from halusinations, to passing out on the way to the bathroom, with blood pressure of 36 over 24. I tapered down to .5 mg two times per day, from 1 mg 2x day. This was very difficult and took over two years. Sodium was finally normal. Concerned over health cut down over time to .25mg two times a day, then stopped taking it for over six weeks. Even at .25mg 2X day my stomach was still swollen. Upon stopping, my stomach no longer was flat and I could wear contacts again since my eyes were no longer so dry. I had to go back on it, due to extreme increase in anxiety and agitation. I made it for six weeks. After one .5 mg dose my stomach started to swell or bloat, I was retaining fluids again, after five days a single .25 mg or .5 mg dose causes extreme bloating, and severe pain in my lower abdomen around the left and right sides of my bladder near the groin. The fluid retention is very severe I will gain up to five lb after a single dose from fluids before falling asleep, also causes dry mouth, eyes, and skin. When I wake up the weight is lost. It is very painful every time I take a dose. Note since I went from .25 mg twice a day to stopping, in two weeks I lost 15 pounds, after six weeks I have lost 24 lb, even a week after resuming. I did not want to lose the last 10 lb, now very week physically.
    I do not beleve atypical antipsycotics should ever be used for anxiety, depression, or sleep. Doctors do prescribe seriquil for sleek since it has a low potential for abuse. I do not think that Doctors completely understand the risk of using these medications that block dopamine receptors, since more are created over time, changing brain and body chemestry! Aaron Hart.

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