Risperdal and Epilepsy - from FDA reports
Epilepsy is found among people who take Risperdal, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Schizophrenia. This review analyzes which people have Epilepsy with Risperdal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 77,390 people who have side effects when taking Risperdal from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Nov, 29, 2017
77,390 people reported to have side effects when taking Risperdal.
Among them, 244 people (0.32%) have Epilepsy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Risperdal when people have Epilepsy *:
- < 1 month: 44.9 %
- 1 - 6 months: 26.53 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.04 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.12 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.08 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Risperdal *:
- female: 47.84 %
- male: 52.16 %
Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Risperdal *:
- 0-1: 0.53 %
- 2-9: 4.28 %
- 10-19: 9.63 %
- 20-29: 9.63 %
- 30-39: 11.76 %
- 40-49: 17.11 %
- 50-59: 14.97 %
- 60+: 32.09 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Schizophrenia (29 people, 11.89%)
- Agitation (15 people, 6.15%)
- Psychotic Disorder (14 people, 5.74%)
- Dementia Alzheimer's Type (10 people, 4.10%)
- Pain (9 people, 3.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zyprexa (31 people, 12.70%)
- Seroquel (24 people, 9.84%)
- Tegretol (19 people, 7.79%)
- Keppra (18 people, 7.38%)
- Depakene (17 people, 6.97%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Convulsion (21 people, 8.61%)
- Hyponatremia (16 people, 6.56%)
- Fall (16 people, 6.56%)
- Electroencephalogram Abnormal (16 people, 6.56%)
- Consciousness - Decreased (15 people, 6.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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