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Effects of prolonged use of reperidone - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi one of my cousins on reperidone for 15 year and he has diabeties. its caused by reperidone as per the internet results. wanted to know if i can get a good consultent and get that resperidone doses lowered
Doctor :   Hi XXX
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   let me read your query
User :   Hi, XXX ,
User :   ok
User :   actually its not my cusin its me. so sorry for that.
Doctor :   i understand
Doctor :   may i know the pateints age
User :   30 years.
User :   i started taking when i was 16 years.
Doctor :   i dont understand as to which websites indicated that risperidone is a cause of diabetes ?
Doctor :   ]as a matter of fact, there is no evidence suggesting that this drug causes, diabetes
User :   i searched in XXX and as per my liver test SPOT and SPGT are high. there are no evidence but there is a clear evidence that it causes it.
User :   i have seen it on XXX
Doctor :   there is no inconsl;usive evidence
User :   so what you suggest?.
Doctor :   does she have any other side effects ?
User :   not has, had drowsiness muscle cramp etc...
Doctor :   when was the last time , the pateint was seen by the doc?
User :   3 days back
Doctor :   ok, then did the doc, suggest any reduction of meds
User :   no.. the doctor am consulting just gives mediscene and send us away saying continue that it.
User :   even i tried to bring this issue to him but no result.
Doctor :   then, i would suggest to seek a second opinion, from a second psychiatrist
Doctor :   where do u live ?
User :   XXX
Doctor :   i think there are good psychiartists in XXX
Doctor :   where u can go for a second opinion
User :   ok thank you. let me check with them.. thanks
Doctor :   as well i would suggest you to get yourself schecked with tests - HBA1C, fasting bLood sugar, etc
Doctor :   to know your diabetic status, so that proper medicines can be started
User :   yes all say i have blood sugar.. my family has no sugar history and I dont eat sweets or put sugur to coffee.
User :   anyways thanks let me check with NIMhans. thank you.
Doctor :   I hope i have solved your medical issues, please leave your feedback, on the website,
User :   sure thanks
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   bye for nowe
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