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Review: could Risperdal cause Psychomotor hyperactivity?

Summary: Psychomotor hyperactivity could be caused by Risperdal, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Abilify, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

We study 41,444 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. Among them, 174 have Psychomotor hyperactivity. Find out below who they are, when they have Psychomotor hyperactivity and more.

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Risperdal

Risperdal (latest outcomes from 42,185 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Psychomotor hyperactivity

Psychomotor hyperactivity (feelings of extreme restlessness) (latest reports from 28,174 patients) has been reported by people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, pain, asthma, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 41,444 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 174 people (0.42%) have Psychomotor Hyperactivity. They amount to 0.62% of all the 28,136 people who have Psychomotor Hyperactivity on eHealthMe.

Trend of Psychomotor hyperactivity in Risperdal reports

Time on Risperdal when people have Psychomotor hyperactivity * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Psychomotor hyperactivity50.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%30.00%10.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Psychomotor hyperactivity34.95%65.05%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Psychomotor hyperactivity0.00%13.85%32.03%10.82%6.93%18.61%10.82%6.93%

Severity of Psychomotor hyperactivity when taking Risperdal ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Psychomotor hyperactivity ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (115 people, 66.09%)
  2. Aggression (92 people, 52.87%)
  3. Autism spectrum disorder (43 people, 24.71%)
  4. Depression (42 people, 24.14%)
  5. Schizophrenia (39 people, 22.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Abilify (109 people, 62.64%)
  2. Effexor (105 people, 60.34%)
  3. Seroquel (104 people, 59.77%)
  4. Prozac (103 people, 59.20%)
  5. Captopril (92 people, 52.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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