Review: could Risperidone cause Edema?


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 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 16,429 people who have side effects while taking Risperidone from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 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 schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Risperidone 23,149 users)

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, swelling, joint pain (latest reports from 38,785 Edema patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

16,429 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperidone.
Among them, 65 people (0.4%) have Edema


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Risperidone cause Edema?

Time on Risperidone when people have Edema *:

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

Gender of people who have Edema when taking Risperidone *:

  • female: 56.67 %
  • male: 43.33 %

Age of people who have Edema when taking Risperidone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.92 %
  • 30-39: 9.84 %
  • 40-49: 40.98 %
  • 50-59: 9.84 %
  • 60+: 34.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (10 people, 15.38%)
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (9 people, 13.85%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (8 people, 12.31%)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy (8 people, 12.31%)
  • Asthma (8 people, 12.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Naproxen (16 people, 24.62%)
  • Furosemide (16 people, 24.62%)
  • Lasix (15 people, 23.08%)
  • Synthroid (14 people, 21.54%)
  • Chemotherapeutics Nos (14 people, 21.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (22 people, 33.85%)
  • Gait Disturbance (20 people, 30.77%)
  • Rash (17 people, 26.15%)
  • Back Pain (16 people, 24.62%)
  • Anxiety (16 people, 24.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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