Risperdal vs. Trazodone hydrochloride

Summary

We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Risperdal and Trazodone hydrochloride. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 206,603 people who take Risperdal and Trazodone hydrochloride, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on risperidone and trazodone hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Risperdal and Trazodone hydrochloride, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Risperdal?

Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Risperdal 102,845 users)

What is Trazodone hydrochloride?

Trazodone hydrochloride has active ingredients of trazodone hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Trazodone hydrochloride 12,416 users)

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 04, 2019

206,603 people who take Risperdal and Trazodone hydrochloride are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Risperdal vs Trazodone hydrochloride drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Trazodone Hydrochloride (trazodone hydrochloride)
  • Risperdal (risperidone)

Most common side effects:

Risperdal:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Drug Ineffective
  4. Pain
  5. Headache (pain in head)
  6. Anxiety
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  9. Dizziness
  10. Vomiting
Trazodone Hydrochloride:
  1. Gynaecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast)
  2. Injury
  3. Abnormal Weight Gain
  4. Emotional Disorder
  5. Weight Increased
  6. Hyperprolactinaemia (abnormally high levels of prolactin in the blood)
  7. Galactorrhoea (secretion of breast milk in men)
  8. Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  9. Drug Ineffective
  10. Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Risperdal:
  1. Pain
  2. Anxiety
  3. Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  5. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  6. Weight Increased
  7. Fall
  8. Emotional Distress
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  10. Blood Cholesterol Increased
Trazodone Hydrochloride:
  1. Gynaecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast)
  2. Abnormal Weight Gain
  3. Emotional Disorder
  4. Weight Increased
  5. Hyperprolactinaemia (abnormally high levels of prolactin in the blood)
  6. Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
  7. Galactorrhoea (secretion of breast milk in men)
  8. Emotional Distress
  9. Extrapyramidal Disorder (involuntary muscle spasms in the face and neck)
  10. Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)

Drug effectiveness:

Risperdal:
  • not at all: 4.07 %
  • somewhat: 21.3 %
  • moderate: 32.21 %
  • high: 30.62 %
  • very high: 11.81 %
Trazodone Hydrochloride:
  • not at all: 8.17 %
  • somewhat: 26.24 %
  • moderate: 33.39 %
  • high: 24.19 %
  • very high: 8.01 %

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