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Review: could Risperdal cause Short-term memory loss (Memory loss)?





Summary: Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Risperdal, especially for people who are male, 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, 539 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 bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Risperdal 42,217 users)

Short-term memory loss

Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Short-term memory loss 62,109 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 41,469 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal. Among them, 539 people (1.30%) have Short-term Memory Loss.

Trend of Short-term memory loss in Risperdal reports

Time on Risperdal when people have Short-term memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Short-term memory loss33.93%25.89%9.82%8.93%13.39%6.25%1.79%

Gender of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Risperdal * :

FemaleMale
Short-term memory loss43.27%56.73%

Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Risperdal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Short-term memory loss0.00%0.81%21.32%6.30%11.15%19.06%19.55%21.81%

Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Risperdal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Short-term memory loss6.67%46.67%33.33%13.33%

How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Short-term memory loss12.50%0.00%87.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (152 people, 28.20%)
  2. Depression (125 people, 23.19%)
  3. Ill-defined disorder (87 people, 16.14%)
  4. Schizoaffective disorder (81 people, 15.03%)
  5. Brain injury (81 people, 15.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Risperdal consta (189 people, 35.06%)
  2. Seroquel (164 people, 30.43%)
  3. Paxil (119 people, 22.08%)
  4. Zyprexa (110 people, 20.41%)
  5. Trazodone hcl (80 people, 14.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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