Review: could Risperdal cause Psychomotor Hyperactivity?


Psychomotor hyperactivity is found among people who take Risperdal, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Abilify, and have Depression . We study 39,806 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. Among them, 166 have Psychomotor hyperactivity. Find out below who they are, when they have Psychomotor hyperactivity and more.

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Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Risperdal 45,063 users)

Psychomotor Hyperactivity

Psychomotor hyperactivity (feelings of extreme restlessness) has been reported by people with nervousness, pain, abdominal pain upper, movement - uncontrolled or slow, weakness (latest reports from 7,781 Psychomotor hyperactivity patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

39,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal.
Among them, 166 people (0.42%) have Psychomotor Hyperactivity

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Risperdal cause Psychomotor hyperactivity?

Time on Risperdal when people have Psychomotor Hyperactivity *:

  • < 1 month: 40.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 6.67 %

Gender of people who have Psychomotor Hyperactivity when taking Risperdal *:

  • female: 48.45 %
  • male: 51.55 %

Age of people who have Psychomotor Hyperactivity when taking Risperdal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 18.44 %
  • 10-19: 21.99 %
  • 20-29: 13.48 %
  • 30-39: 8.51 %
  • 40-49: 12.77 %
  • 50-59: 12.77 %
  • 60+: 12.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (37 people)
  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (30 people)
  • Schizophrenia (24 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (12 people)
  • Aggression (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Abilify (24 people)
  • Depakote (23 people)
  • Paxil (20 people)
  • Seroquel (18 people)
  • Prozac (18 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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