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risperidone

Side Effects

List risperidone side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with risperidone:

Common side effects of risperidone:

  • A Feeling of Restlessness with Inability to Sit StillSevere
  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusSevere
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseSevere
  • AnxiousSevere
  • Blurred VisionSevere
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingSevere
  • Extrapyramidal ReactionSevere
  • Feeling RestlessSevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • Mental ImpairmentSevere
  • NervousSevere
  • Parkinson SymptomsSevere
  • Problems with EyesightSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Sexual ProblemsSevere
  • Voluntary Movement DifficultySevere
  • Change in AppetiteLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • Increased Production of SalivaLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Inducing of a Relaxed Easy StateLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Muscle Problems that cause Abnormal MovementLess Severe
  • Problems with Bladder ControlLess Severe
  • Runny NoseLess Severe
  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of risperidone:

  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • BackacheSevere
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon StandingSevere
  • Cannot Focus ThoughtsSevere
  • Chest PainSevere
  • Discharge of Milk in Men or Women when Not BreastfeedingSevere
  • Fast HeartbeatSevere
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingSevere
  • High Blood SugarSevere
  • SeborrheaSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • High Amount of Fats in the BloodLess Severe
  • Increased Levels of Prolactin in the BloodLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Muscle WeaknessLess Severe
  • NosebleedLess Severe
  • Problem with PeriodsLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • UncoordinatedLess Severe

Rare side effects of risperidone:

  • Abnormal Heart Electrical SignalsSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Abnormal Movements of Face Muscles and TongueSevere
  • Atrial FibrillationSevere
  • Blocked Bowels with No MovementSevere
  • Blood Clot in LungSevere
  • Continued Painful ErectionSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • DiabetesSevere
  • Feeling FaintSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Heart BlockSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Intraoperative Floppy Iris SyndromeSevere
  • Involuntary QuiveringSevere
  • Lack of Blood Supply to the BrainSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Loss of AppetiteSevere
  • Low Body TemperatureSevere
  • Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Serious Muscle Damage that may Lead to Kidney FailureSevere
  • StrokeSevere
  • Swollen TongueSevere
  • Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone SecretionSevere
  • Temporarily Stops Breathing While SleepingSevere
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraSevere
  • Transient Ischemic AttackSevere
  • UnwarenessSevere
  • Visible Water RetentionSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • Absence of Menstrual PeriodsLess Severe
  • Breast TendernessLess Severe
  • Cannot Empty BladderLess Severe
  • Difficulty SpeakingLess Severe
  • Disturbance of AttentionLess Severe
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Low Blood SugarLess Severe
  • Muscle SpasmLess Severe
  • Muscle StiffnessLess Severe
  • NumbnessLess Severe
  • Problem with EjaculationLess Severe
  • Sleep DisorderLess Severe
  • Stuffy NoseLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Urinary Tract InfectionLess Severe

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