Review: could Abilify cause Arnold-chiari Malformation?


Summary

Arnold-chiari malformation is found among people who take Abilify, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old also take medication Haldol, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 34,038 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Arnold-chiari malformation. Find out below who they are, when they have Arnold-chiari malformation and more.

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Abilify

Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Abilify 35,575 users)

Arnold-chiari Malformation

Arnold-chiari malformation (malformation of the brain) has been reported by people with ear pain, pressure sore, photosensitivity reaction, weakness, numbness and tingling (latest reports from 541 Arnold-chiari malformation patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

34,038 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify.
Among them, 6 people (0.02%) have Arnold-chiari Malformation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Abilify cause Arnold-chiari malformation?

Gender of people who have Arnold-chiari Malformation when taking Abilify *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Arnold-chiari Malformation when taking Abilify *:

  • 0-1: 50 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 50 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (2 people)
  • Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (1 person)
  • Depression (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (3 people)
  • Haldol (3 people)
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen (2 people)
  • Lamotrigine (2 people)
  • Combivir (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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