Review: could Risperdal cause Short-term Memory Loss?


Summary

Short-term memory loss 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 Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 39,806 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. Among them, 545 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.

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Risperdal

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

Short-term Memory Loss

Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with weakness, confusional state, diarrhea, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 76,274 Short-term memory loss patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

39,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal.
Among them, 545 people (1.37%) have Short-term Memory Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Risperdal cause Short-term memory loss?

Time on Risperdal when people have Short-term Memory Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 27.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.48 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.95 %
  • 10+ years: 3.57 %

Gender of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Risperdal *:

  • female: 50.94 %
  • male: 49.06 %

Age of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Risperdal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.47 %
  • 10-19: 14.46 %
  • 20-29: 8.58 %
  • 30-39: 10.78 %
  • 40-49: 20.83 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 27.21 %

Severity if Short-term Memory Loss when taking Risperdal **:

  • least: 6.67 %
  • moderate: 40.0 %
  • severe: 46.67 %
  • most severe: 6.67 %

How people recovered from Short-term Memory Loss **:

  • while on drug: 12.5 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 87.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (96 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (62 people)
  • Schizophrenia (61 people)
  • Anxiety (46 people)
  • Pain (36 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (101 people)
  • Paxil (74 people)
  • Zyprexa (65 people)
  • Depakote (60 people)
  • Lexapro (53 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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