Review: could Risperdal cause Narcotic abuse?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 41,391 people who take Risperdal. Among them, 186 have Narcotic abuse. See who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Risperdal (latest outcomes from 42,168 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Risperdal include diabetes mellitus aggravated, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, weight increased, drowsiness.
Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) (latest reports from 44,630 patients) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, acupuncture and pain, pain, depression, back pain.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 40,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 172 people (0.43%) have Narcotic Abuse.
Time on Risperdal when people have Narcotic abuse * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Narcotic abuse||64.71%||23.53%||5.88%||2.94%||2.94%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Risperdal * :
|Narcotic abuse||28.57%||71.43% |
Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Risperdal * :
|Narcotic abuse||0.00%||1.73%||32.03%||24.68%||16.88%||16.88%||4.76%||3.03% |
Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Risperdal ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Narcotic abuse||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Narcotic abuse||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (83 people, 48.26%)
- Ill-defined disorder (68 people, 39.53%)
- Brain injury (61 people, 35.47%)
- Bipolar disorder (38 people, 22.09%)
- Anxiety (32 people, 18.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (118 people, 68.60%)
- Risperdal consta (103 people, 59.88%)
- Olanzapine (63 people, 36.63%)
- Unspecified psychiatric medication (61 people, 35.47%)
- Unknown medication (61 people, 35.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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