Risperdal and Narcotic abuse - from FDA reports


Summary

Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Risperdal, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Schizophrenia . We study 66,545 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA. Among them, 319 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.

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Risperdal

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

Narcotic Abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, drug abuse, drug dependence, pain, depression (latest reports from 32,289 Narcotic abuse patients).

On Feb, 27, 2017

66,545 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal.
Among them, 319 people (0.48%) have Narcotic Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Risperdal cause Narcotic abuse?

Time on Risperdal when people have Narcotic Abuse *:

  • < 1 month: 87.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.27 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Risperdal *:

  • female: 41.03 %
  • male: 58.97 %

Age of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Risperdal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.42 %
  • 10-19: 12.41 %
  • 20-29: 27.66 %
  • 30-39: 27.3 %
  • 40-49: 20.92 %
  • 50-59: 6.03 %
  • 60+: 4.26 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (50 people, 15.67%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (36 people, 11.29%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (27 people, 8.46%)
  • Depression (21 people, 6.58%)
  • Sleep Disorder (18 people, 5.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (74 people, 23.20%)
  • Zyprexa (44 people, 13.79%)
  • Ativan (35 people, 10.97%)
  • Klonopin (28 people, 8.78%)
  • Depakote (25 people, 7.84%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (271 people, 84.95%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (39 people, 12.23%)
  • Intentional Overdose (37 people, 11.60%)
  • Diabetes (35 people, 10.97%)
  • Confusional State (35 people, 10.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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