Risperdal Side Effects

Risperdal Side EffectsRisperdal is an antipsychotic drug that is prescribed to people who are believed to be bipolar, have schizophrenia, Tourette syndrome, autism or psychosis. It has been known to cause increase risk of death, cerebrovasular events, diabetes, weight gain, withdrawal reactions, blood disorders, involuntary movements and birth defects.

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Below are some of the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented which are provided to help the public make informed and educated decisions.

There have been 12,883 reports of adverse reactions to the US FDA in connection with taking Risperdal.

Here are the top 10 adverse reactions that have been reported.

  • Increased weight
  • Death
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Suicide attempt
  • Somnolence
  • Psychotic disorder
  • Being ineffective
  • Aggression
  • Life-threatening neurological disorder
  • Movement syndromes

Some documented side effects of taking Risperdal:

  • Agitation
  • Akathisia
  • Anxiety
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Dystonia
  • Irregular pulse
  • Fever
  • Hives
  • Insomnia
  • Metabolic changes
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Nausea
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Side effects can persist for months or even years after getting off Risperdal.

Below is a list of other common antipsychotic drugs and some of the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented which are provided to help the public make informed and educated decisions.

Click on one of the drugs listed below to find out more about the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented.

  • Abilify (13,445 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Clozaril (18,554 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Geodon (6,692 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Haldol (3,850 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Invega (4,790 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Seroquel (37,268 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Zyprexa (14,613 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Fanapt (542 reports of adverse reactions)

If you or a loved one need help with getting off Risperdal, please contact a Narconon Fresh Start drug rehab counselor today at 855-734-2223.