Risperdal and Narcotic abuse - from FDA reports
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 Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Narcotic abuse with Risperdal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 77,390 people who have side effects when taking Risperdal from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 19, 2017
77,390 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal.
Among them, 343 people (0.44%) have Narcotic abuse
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Risperdal when people have Narcotic abuse *:
- < 1 month: 86.87 %
- 1 - 6 months: 8.08 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.01 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.02 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.02 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Risperdal *:
- female: 39.1 %
- male: 60.9 %
Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Risperdal *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.32 %
- 10-19: 12.25 %
- 20-29: 29.47 %
- 30-39: 25.83 %
- 40-49: 20.53 %
- 50-59: 6.62 %
- 60+: 3.97 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (27 people, 7.87%)
- Depression (21 people, 6.12%)
- Sleep Disorder (18 people, 5.25%)
- Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (17 people, 4.96%)
- Drug Abuse And Dependence (16 people, 4.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (75 people, 21.87%)
- Zyprexa (45 people, 13.12%)
- Ativan (35 people, 10.20%)
- Klonopin (28 people, 8.16%)
- Depakote (26 people, 7.58%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Abuse And Dependence (286 people, 83.38%)
- Stress And Anxiety (42 people, 12.24%)
- Intentional Overdose (40 people, 11.66%)
- Confusional State (38 people, 11.08%)
- Diabetes (35 people, 10.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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