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Review: could Risperidone cause Edema (Swelling)?

Summary: Edema is found among people who take Risperidone, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetic neuropathy.

We study 13,703 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 has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 14,325 Risperidone users)

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 22,148 Edema patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 13,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperidone. Among them, 48 people (0.35%) have Edema.

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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