Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
136 Doctors are Online

Effects of prolonged use of reperidone - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
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
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor