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Review: could Abilify cause Arnold-chiari malformation?

Summary: Arnold-chiari malformation could be caused by Abilify, especially for people who are male, 0-1 old, also take Haldol, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 28,326 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Arnold-chiari malformation. Find out below who they are, when they have Arnold-chiari malformation and more.

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Abilify

Abilify (latest outcomes from 30,053 users) has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression.

Arnold-chiari malformation

Arnold-chiari malformation (malformation of the brain) (latest reports from 2,030 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, epilepsy, hiv infection, migraine.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 28,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 5 people (0.02%) have Arnold-chiari Malformation. They amount to 0.25% of all the 2,011 people who have Arnold-chiari Malformation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Arnold-chiari malformation in Abilify reports

Time on Abilify when people have Arnold-chiari malformation * :

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

FemaleMale
Arnold-chiari malformation33.33%66.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Arnold-chiari malformation50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Arnold-chiari malformation when taking Abilify ** :

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How people recovered from Arnold-chiari malformation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Depression (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Schizophrenia, paranoid type (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Haldol (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Zoloft (3 people, 60.00%)
  3. Ortho tri-cyclen (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Lamotrigine (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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