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Review: could Risperdal cause Peripheral edema (Oedema Peripheral)?





Summary: Peripheral edema is found among people who take Risperdal, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Risperdal consta, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 41,470 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. Among them, 446 have Peripheral edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Peripheral edema and more.

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Risperdal

Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (view latest outcomes from 42,217 users)

Peripheral edema

On Nov, 29, 2014: 41,470 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 446 people (1.08%) have Peripheral Edema.

Trend of Peripheral edema in Risperdal reports

Time on Risperdal when people have Peripheral edema * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Peripheral edema51.52%25.25%4.04%3.03%9.09%4.04%3.03%

Gender of people who have Peripheral edema when taking Risperdal * :

FemaleMale
Peripheral edema51.75%48.25%

Age of people who have Peripheral edema when taking Risperdal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Peripheral edema0.00%0.00%15.56%9.34%11.87%17.32%13.81%32.10%

Severity of Peripheral edema when taking Risperdal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Peripheral edema0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Peripheral edema ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Peripheral edema0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (145 people, 32.51%)
  2. Brain injury (72 people, 16.14%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (67 people, 15.02%)
  4. Ill-defined disorder (66 people, 14.80%)
  5. Depression (45 people, 10.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Risperdal consta (140 people, 31.39%)
  2. Seroquel (119 people, 26.68%)
  3. Olanzapine (79 people, 17.71%)
  4. Lasix (70 people, 15.70%)
  5. Zyprexa (59 people, 13.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 15 year old boy who has Seizures, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and takes Risperdal, Topamax, Onfi, Guanfacine Hydrochloride, Phentermine Hydrochloride)
    Please I need information so I can help my brother because he doesn't talk am his oldest sister thank you
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    (Asked by a 50 year old woman who has Seizures Epileptic Focus Disorder, and takes Risperdal)
    i have a brain injury,that causes a rare seizure disorder called epileptic focus disorder,id like to know how i got the brain injury???? is it from my risperidal/risperdone? also is it from carbomazipine?
  • Should risperidone be given to a patient with delirium without dementia
    (Asked by a 82 year old woman who has Delirium, B12 131, and takes Risperidone)
    my mother is being given risperidone for delirium and its making it worse it says online not to be used for delirium ????
  • Risperidone,alcohol,marijuana what can happen?
    (Asked by a 47 year old woman who has Delusional Psychosis, and takes Risperidone)
    wanting to go have a couple beers, and smoke a bowl of pot. will this interact badly for my friend?
  • Hallucination reaction
    (Asked by a 25 year old woman who has Hallucinations, Mixed, and takes Risperdal, Lidocaine, Benadryl, Xanax, Zoloft)
    In July I had a horrible hallucination reaction due to the medication I take, I take the Risperdal, Zoloft, and Xanax at night due to my anxiety and depression and the lidocaine Benadryl and there was one more drug. those three were combined for a special mouthwash called magic mouth wash. Do you think the medicine was the cause of the reaction. I have never had a reaction like that in my life. I did hear that Zoloft can cause hallucinations and also that your not supposed to take Benadryl and Xanax together. if anyone knows about drug interactions or knows if that was the cause of my reaction please give me some information. I am now terrified to take any medicine and still have horrible flashbacks from that night. t

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    (Posted by a 23 year old man who has Sleep Disorder, and takes Risperdal, Xyrem, Lunesta, Seroquel, Ambien Cr, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Clonazepam)
    My beautiful son to whom I depended upon took his Life by suicide on July 16, 2013. He had been struggling with a sleep disorder. It seemed to begin in his last year of high school 2010. Mike was very strong in mind and in body. He became a certified personal trainer. He encouraged everyone around him and all of his clients. How can someone so strong be so weak?
    He had been heavily medicated by a sleep doctor, for years this doctor gave him different medicines and he began to show other heath impairments..I could not see so many things that are very clear to me now, I never saw the effect the drugs had on him. he was growing more tired and withdrawn. He knew so much about medicines that I thought he knew what was happening he and I both trusted the doctors. With each new problem that occurred there was always a new drug to try and along with it a new set of side effects. A new doctor was added to his care and this doctor right away gave an RX for Kolopin. He was already taking Ambien and the two dont seem to play well together. Mean while he was growing sicker and sicker. We constantly were going for this test or that test, never once did the sleep doctor ever think that the drugs being given were the cause of all of his distress.
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