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Review: could Risperidone cause Pulmonary embolism?

Summary: Pulmonary embolism could be caused by Risperidone, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Mirtazapine, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 13,673 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

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

Pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) (latest reports from 335,970 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, high blood pressure, premenstrual syndrome, acne.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 13,673 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperidone. Among them, 153 people (1.12%) have Pulmonary Embolism. They amount to 0.05% of all the 335,742 people who have Pulmonary Embolism on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pulmonary embolism in Risperidone reports

Time on Risperidone when people have Pulmonary embolism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pulmonary embolism45.45%18.18%0.00%0.00%0.00%36.36%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pulmonary embolism when taking Risperidone * :

FemaleMale
Pulmonary embolism50.30%49.70%

Age of people who have Pulmonary embolism when taking Risperidone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pulmonary embolism0.00%0.00%10.53%19.08%15.13%30.26%2.63%22.37%

Severity of Pulmonary embolism when taking Risperidone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pulmonary embolism ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (48 people, 31.37%)
  2. Depression (38 people, 24.84%)
  3. Psychotic disorder (27 people, 17.65%)
  4. Major depression (21 people, 13.73%)
  5. Agitation (12 people, 7.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Mirtazapine (31 people, 20.26%)
  2. Olanzapine (30 people, 19.61%)
  3. Loxapine (22 people, 14.38%)
  4. Venlafaxine (22 people, 14.38%)
  5. Haloperidol (18 people, 11.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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