Review: could Abilify cause Arnold-chiari malformation?
Summary: Arnold-chiari malformation is reported only by a few people who take Abilify.
We study 28,432 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 has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 30,179 Abilify users)
Arnold-chiari malformation (malformation of the brain) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, epilepsy, hiv infection, migraine. (latest reports from 470 Arnold-chiari malformation patients)
On Jan, 31, 2015: 28,432 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 5 people (0.02%) have Arnold-chiari Malformation.
Time on Abilify when people have Arnold-chiari malformation * :
Gender of people who have Arnold-chiari malformation when taking Abilify * :
|Arnold-chiari malformation||33.33%||66.67% |
Age of people who have Arnold-chiari malformation when taking Abilify * :
|Arnold-chiari malformation||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Arnold-chiari malformation when taking Abilify ** :
How people recovered from Arnold-chiari malformation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (2 people, 40.00%)
- Depression (1 people, 20.00%)
- Schizophrenia, paranoid type (1 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Haldol (3 people, 60.00%)
- Zoloft (3 people, 60.00%)
- Ortho tri-cyclen (2 people, 40.00%)
- Lamotrigine (2 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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