Review: could Risperdal cause Traumatic Brain Injury?


Summary

Traumatic brain injury is found among people who take Risperdal, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 39,806 people who have side effects while taking Risperdal from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Traumatic brain injury. Find out below who they are, when they have Traumatic brain injury 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)

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (brain injury due to trauma) has been reported by people with hypokalemia, tinnitus, hair loss, itching, psychotic disorder (latest reports from 814 Traumatic brain injury patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

39,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal.
Among them, 20 people (0.05%) have Traumatic Brain Injury


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Risperdal cause Traumatic brain injury?

Time on Risperdal when people have Traumatic Brain Injury *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Traumatic Brain Injury when taking Risperdal *:

  • female: 40 %
  • male: 60 %

Age of people who have Traumatic Brain Injury when taking Risperdal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.56 %
  • 40-49: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 5.56 %
  • 60+: 38.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (5 people)
  • Depression (4 people)
  • Panic Attack (3 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (3 people)
  • Anxiety (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (7 people)
  • Trazodone Hcl (6 people)
  • Abilify (6 people)
  • Lasix (5 people)
  • Geodon (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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