Review: could Risperidone cause Pulmonary embolism?
Summary: Pulmonary embolism 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 Mirtazapine, and have Schizophrenia.
We study 13,703 people who have side effects while taking Risperidone from FDA and social media. Among them, 153 have Pulmonary embolism. Find out below who they are, when they have Pulmonary embolism and more.
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Risperidone has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 14,327 Risperidone users)
Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, premenstrual syndrome, acne, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 61,170 Pulmonary embolism patients)
On Feb, 11, 2015: 13,700 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperidone. Among them, 153 people (1.12%) have Pulmonary Embolism.
Time on Risperidone when people have Pulmonary embolism * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Pulmonary embolism||45.45%||18.18%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||36.36%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Pulmonary embolism when taking Risperidone * :
|Pulmonary embolism||50.30%||49.70% |
Age of people who have Pulmonary embolism when taking Risperidone * :
|Pulmonary embolism||0.00%||0.00%||10.53%||19.08%||15.13%||30.26%||2.63%||22.37% |
Severity of Pulmonary embolism when taking Risperidone ** :
How people recovered from Pulmonary embolism ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (48 people, 31.37%)
- Depression (38 people, 24.84%)
- Psychotic disorder (27 people, 17.65%)
- Major depression (21 people, 13.73%)
- Agitation (12 people, 7.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Mirtazapine (31 people, 20.26%)
- Olanzapine (30 people, 19.61%)
- Loxapine (22 people, 14.38%)
- Venlafaxine (22 people, 14.38%)
- Haloperidol (18 people, 11.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have been using Risperdal and antidepressants for 14 years for bipolar disorder. Last month I was diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency and progesterone deficiency. My cholesterol suddenly became high, I was tired all the time and more symptoms relating to my eventual diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency and progesterone deficiency. I must also say that at the same time of starting treatment I stopped using birth control pills. I feel there needs to be caution taken in all of these drugs. They seem to have a severe effect on hormone balance in the body.
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My beautiful son to whom I depended upon took his Life by suicide on July 16, 2013. He had been struggling with a sleep disorder. It seemed to begin in his last year of high school 2010. Mike was very strong in mind and in body. He became a certified personal trainer. He encouraged everyone around him and all of his clients. How can someone so strong be so weak?
He had been heavily medicated by a sleep doctor, for years this doctor gave him different medicines and he began to show other heath impairments..I could not see so many things that are very clear to me now, I never saw the effect the drugs had on him. he was growing more tired and withdrawn. He knew so much about medicines that I thought he knew what was happening he and I both trusted the doctors. With each new problem that occurred there was always a new drug to try and along with it a new set of side effects. A new doctor was added to his care and this doctor right away gave an RX for Kolopin. He was already taking Ambien and the two dont seem to play well together. Mean while he was growing sicker and sicker. We constantly were going for this test or that test, never once did the sleep doctor ever think that the drugs being given were the cause of all of his distress.
At one point he was unable to keep food down and was throwing up every day. More test that always revealed the same result. No problem found. The visits to the sleep doctor were the same as well his condition was worsening and chronic. and yet never once did the sleep doctor ever give the drugs a second thought. The known side effects for both of these drugs were suicide for ages between 16 to 22. Until his death I never read about any of the products he was on.
On July 16, 2013 the day began with Mike not sleeping, he seemed angry, exhausted. he was getting ready to help us out at our office. Once there it seemed like nothing went his way and at one point got into argument with his dad, told me he hated him and decided to go into his office to talk to him. He began to cry, I had to leave for an appointment and I waved to him through a window. I could see him crying. He got up and just left our office. Later we would find that he called his pastor, his cousins and a friend all did not reply. One girl friend of his did, she told him to meet her for drinks he told her what happened and he needed to save money and needed to be at his training job shortly. Within a 15 minute span wrote us a suicide letter, drove off and shot himself. a few minutes after he did a passer bye called 911. They took him to the hospital. The police came to our office to inform us we need to get to the hospital. The shock of all shock.... He passed away 1:04 am on the 17 of July. I never thought I could be so lost and broken as I am. I miss you so much Michael!
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Hi , I was on mirena @ six weeks post delivery of my second sons birth in August of 2011. In march of 2013 I felt extremely tired , sluggish , like I was sick . I also was experiencing tachycardia and fever . I went in to docs and he said I had a respiratory infection and sent me home with an inhaler . The next day it just didn't seem right why wasnt I getting any better ? I couldn't take care of my kids , my chest was racing , pushing a shopping cart was like trying to push a car !! I went into the ER thinking maybe I needed done kind of antibiotic nope I was wrong . They quickly hooked me up for EKG monitoring a speedy heart rate of 160 Bpm! Tested lung function , cat scan all to find 3 blood clots in my left lung ;( a 5 day hospital stay rushed by ambulance I must say the care was incredible and triaged very appropriately . They saved my life ! Now my questions ring loud !! Why ??? I was 33 years of age , healthy , low blood pressure , excercised on a regular basis . I smoked occasionally but not daily . I spoke with many docs and none of them felt mirena played a part in clot ! I'm shocked ! Really ? I had the iud removed by my choice not my docs revommendation but just letting all you ladies know that this was my experience and I am very skeptical of the mirena !! It's great not to get pregnant but it's better to be healthy and alive just saying ;) do your research ladies !! ;) I would love to hear from anyone that had similar experiences !!
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no i am not genetically predisposed for these conditions and all blood tests done with embolism causes have come back negative. majority of effects began with taking Remeron and Prazosin combo. was not diagnosed at all for high blood pressure for Prazosin Rx, actually had normal bp. after getting off Prazosin because of complete disorientation and blackouts, continued on Remeron and continued to get worse and worse depression with thoughts escalating to suicide. doctors have been very difficult in regards to this matter because they have so many clients on this junk and they do not want to lose their kickbacks and holidays from the drug companies but all i hear at the hospitals from other patients is how shitty and how many physical health issues occur while on Remeron/mirtazapine. there needs to be more medical awareness in regards to these products and the research needs to go far beyond "newest is best" mentality. my life is ruined because the prescribing doctor did not even want to monitor as directed for over a year and a half and did not want to heed medically apparent warning signs because it is not spelled out clearly enough that they have to be responsible for their patients conditions. now i run into an issue where my work compensation claim is being denied in regards to the physical side effects despite the recent reports from eHealthMe and FDA because the insurance company claims that there is not enough evidence and no definitive direction from the drug companies. only positive, am now slowly begining to lose weight since extremely hard battle while on remeron/mitazapine including near starving self to stop gaining weight. does anyone have any idea as to how to deal with this with a shortened life span and lifetime Rx for warfarin now demanded on top of possible surgeries and multiple procedures? is there anymore reports or doctors that understand what is going on as i am recieving pressure to continue on again with more antidepresents? what are the official list of "blood dissorders" referred to in the data and medical references about remeron/mirtazapine? is sleep deprivation and nightmares even an authorized/indicated use for Prazosin and if not why are psychiatrists and docs really pushing it for such a use? i am upset but any help with info would be great as i need to know how to deal with my current conditions and i believe the only way to do that is to reach a complete understanding about what went on before i am talked into drugging up a again with medical staff that does not want to acknowledge or educate about side effects and greater potential harm?
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I am wondering if the mixture of these drugs, originally to treat brain lesion, cause my daughter to almost die????
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I have been a cannabis user for 16 years and would like to know if the prescription drugs and cannabis use have played a part of me having pulmonary embosim, I do not drink and otherwise lead a active lifestile, I work in the community amd am always on my feet, have had no accident recently. Am very concerned as im only 32 with 2 childrem. Thank you
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