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Review: could Risperidone cause Edema?

Summary: Edema could be caused by Risperidone, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Diabetic neuropathy.

We study 13,673 people who have side effects while taking Risperidone from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.

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Risperidone

Risperidone (latest outcomes from 14,290 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) (latest reports from 179,720 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 13,666 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperidone. Among them, 48 people (0.35%) have Edema. They amount to 0.03% of all the 179,141 people who have Edema on eHealthMe.

Trend of Edema in Risperidone reports

Time on Risperidone when people have Edema * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Edema0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Edema when taking Risperidone * :

FemaleMale
Edema56.25%43.75%

Age of people who have Edema when taking Risperidone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Edema0.00%0.00%0.00%4.35%8.70%45.65%8.70%32.61%

Severity of Edema when taking Risperidone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Edema ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetic neuropathy (8 people, 16.67%)
  2. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (8 people, 16.67%)
  3. Asthma (8 people, 16.67%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (8 people, 16.67%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (7 people, 14.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (15 people, 31.25%)
  2. Furosemide (15 people, 31.25%)
  3. Zometa (13 people, 27.08%)
  4. Peridex (13 people, 27.08%)
  5. Prevacid (13 people, 27.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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