Review: could Abilify cause Death?
Summary: Death is found among people who take Abilify, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Schizophrenia.
We study 28,417 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 522 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.
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Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Abilify 30,166 users)
Death (latest reports from Death 183,730 patients)
On Dec, 14, 2014: 28,417 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 526 people (1.85%) have Death.
Time on Abilify when people have Death * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Death when taking Abilify * :
Age of people who have Death when taking Abilify * :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (103 people, 19.58%)
- Depression (52 people, 9.89%)
- Bipolar disorder (47 people, 8.94%)
- Psychotic disorder (40 people, 7.60%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (24 people, 4.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (103 people, 19.58%)
- Risperdal (98 people, 18.63%)
- Zyprexa (66 people, 12.55%)
- Depakote (49 people, 9.32%)
- Haldol (48 people, 9.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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