Review: could Risperidone cause Smoking Cessation?


Smoking cessation is found among people who take Risperidone, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old also take medication Chantix, and have Smoking cessation therapy . We study 16,432 people who have side effects while taking Risperidone from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Smoking cessation. Find out below who they are, when they have Smoking cessation and more.

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Risperidone has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Risperidone 24,515 users)

Smoking Cessation

Smoking cessation (stopped smoking) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain (latest reports from 66,121 Smoking cessation patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

16,432 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperidone.
Among them, 14 people (0.09%) have Smoking Cessation

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Risperidone cause Smoking cessation?

Gender of people who have Smoking Cessation when taking Risperidone *:

  • female: 46.15 %
  • male: 53.85 %

Age of people who have Smoking Cessation when taking Risperidone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.69 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 46.15 %
  • 50-59: 23.08 %
  • 60+: 15.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (8 people, 57.14%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Dry Mouth (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Depression (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Anxiety (4 people, 28.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Chantix (7 people, 50.00%)
  • Diazepam (5 people, 35.71%)
  • Ranitidine Hydrochloride (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Fluphenazine Decanoate (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Benztropine Mesylate (4 people, 28.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Ineffective (6 people, 42.86%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (5 people, 35.71%)
  • Palpitations (5 people, 35.71%)
  • Back Pain (5 people, 35.71%)
  • Depression (4 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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