Review: Effexor and Abilify drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Effexor and Abilify. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,704 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Effexor (latest outcomes from 54,828 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Abilify (latest outcomes from 30,022 users) has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 1,704 people who reported to have interactions when taking Effexor, Abilify are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride)
- Abilify (aripiprazole)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Effexor, Abilify:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||604|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||586|
|Blood Cholesterol Increased||350|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||119|
|Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)||115|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Effexor, Abilify:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||86|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||80|
|Blood Cholesterol Increased||57|
|Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)||36|
|Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)||32|
|Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)||19|
|Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)||18|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder
- Sleep disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Abilify (aripiprazole) is often used to treat depression. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Effexor is used in:
- Abilify is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Effexor alternatives:
- Abilify alternatives:
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Coughing up clear mucous and the nasal drip is also clear. Have fatigue and a chinless associated with fever, but no fever present.
The asthenia does not interfere with my daily activities, however I have lost strength in weight lifting, I also can't move as quickly as I used to during exercise.
In addition to anorgasmia, I have clitoral desensitization. Nothing excites me anymore. This has really interfered with my sexual relationship with my husband.
The asthenia does not interfere with daily activities. However, I lift weights and participate in aerobic classes and I have noticed a dramatic decrease in my strength and aerobic capacity.
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By mamacorn: Did you stop abilify and stop having aspirations
I was wondering how many of the patients who experienced aspiration pneumonia stopped taking Abilify. Once off Abilify did the aspirations stop?
- By gotcha grouper: Does abilify cause sciatic pain and numbness on one leg
I fell 2 times today my sciatic nerve killing me it hurt before the fall and my left leg is numb below the knee can u help
- By svajuca: Could this be cataplexy?
I have been diagnosed with bio-polar about 4 years ago. Since then I also have experienced panic attacks and something I think might be caterplexy. Sometimes when I am in therapy session and things get heated emotionally my body kind of shuts down. My arms,legs everything gets kind of heavy and I ki ...
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