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Review: could Abilify cause Anaphylaxis?

Summary: Anaphylaxis is found among people who take Abilify, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ativan, and have Psychotic disorder.

We study 28,432 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 47 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Abilify

Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 30,179 Abilify users)

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain. (latest reports from 28,933 Anaphylaxis patients)

On Jan, 8, 2015: 28,423 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 47 people (0.17%) have Anaphylaxis.

Trend of Anaphylaxis in Abilify reports

Time on Abilify when people have Anaphylaxis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anaphylaxis85.71%0.00%0.00%14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Abilify * :

FemaleMale
Anaphylaxis87.04%12.96%

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Abilify * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anaphylaxis0.00%6.67%35.56%4.44%26.67%20.00%2.22%4.44%

Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Abilify ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anaphylaxis0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Psychotic disorder (10 people, 21.28%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (7 people, 14.89%)
  3. Anger (6 people, 12.77%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (6 people, 12.77%)
  5. Major depression (4 people, 8.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ativan (9 people, 19.15%)
  2. Xanax (8 people, 17.02%)
  3. Zoloft (7 people, 14.89%)
  4. Ambien (7 people, 14.89%)
  5. Cymbalta (7 people, 14.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    The problem persisted throughout 11/3 and disrupted sleep. I stopped taking the Abilify on 11/4 and I have not had another bout of hiccups. I contacted my psychiatrist and he said he was unaware of this side effect. I have printed the study and will bring it in to the next appointment. He suggested I stop for a couple of days and then restart the Abilify to see whether the problem disappears or dissipates.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • I had 2 anaphylactic responses within three weeks of each other and I am looking for a common element. I had taken it before but prn. Then I had rotator cuff surgery and took it while away and reacted within an hr and didn't take one again until yesterday and within an hour I was back in emergency. The only common food factor other then this drug was chicken. I am pursuing, diligently to figure this out.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • I woke III p with half of face paralyzed

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I've been taking Abilify for about 2 years but I've been messing up on it I keep starting and stopping the medication which I know I shouldn't do that. And I just started my period 2 weeks late no cramping just a little ache in my back. But I'm having a lot of clots and just bleeding when I go pee and theirs hardly anything on my pad. Oh and also have been under a lot of stress lately and constantly worring about everything. Could this have anything to do with my abnormal menstrual cycle.

    Reply

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