Review: could Abilify cause Bad dreams?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 28,191 people who take Abilify. Among them, 122 have Bad dreams. See who they are, when they have Bad dreams and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Abilify (latest outcomes from 30,022 users) has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression, bipolar disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Abilify include weight increased, diabetes, diabetes mellitus aggravated, type 2 diabetes, insomnia.
Bad dreams (unpleasant dreams) (latest reports from 82,229 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, pain.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 27,202 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 113 people (0.42%) have Bad Dreams.
Time on Abilify when people have Bad dreams * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bad dreams||27.27%||36.36%||0.00%||27.27%||0.00%||9.09%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bad dreams when taking Abilify * :
|Bad dreams||68.33%||31.67% |
Age of people who have Bad dreams when taking Abilify * :
|Bad dreams||0.00%||1.15%||13.79%||12.64%||22.99%||24.14%||11.49%||13.79% |
Severity of Bad dreams when taking Abilify ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bad dreams||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Bad dreams ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bad dreams||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (33 people, 29.20%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (26 people, 23.01%)
- Bipolar disorder (23 people, 20.35%)
- Anxiety (17 people, 15.04%)
- Insomnia (10 people, 8.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Chantix (26 people, 23.01%)
- Cymbalta (22 people, 19.47%)
- Seroquel (19 people, 16.81%)
- Depakote (19 people, 16.81%)
- Trazodone hcl (12 people, 10.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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