Review: could Abilify cause Diabetic Neuropathy?


Diabetic neuropathy is found among people who take Abilify, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 34,038 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 275 have Diabetic neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetic neuropathy and more.

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Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Abilify 34,939 users)

Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy (neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus) has been reported by people with pain, weakness, drowsiness, fatigue, pain in extremity (latest reports from 7,473 Diabetic neuropathy patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

34,038 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify.
Among them, 275 people (0.81%) have Diabetic Neuropathy

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Abilify cause Diabetic neuropathy?

Time on Abilify when people have Diabetic Neuropathy *:

  • < 1 month: 15.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 26.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.19 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 1.56 %

Gender of people who have Diabetic Neuropathy when taking Abilify *:

  • female: 55.27 %
  • male: 44.73 %

Age of people who have Diabetic Neuropathy when taking Abilify *:

  • 0-1: 1.12 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.37 %
  • 30-39: 32.96 %
  • 40-49: 40.82 %
  • 50-59: 18.35 %
  • 60+: 3.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (149 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (107 people)
  • Schizophrenia (71 people)
  • Anxiety (64 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (55 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (268 people)
  • Risperdal (176 people)
  • Zyprexa (134 people)
  • Geodon (93 people)
  • Haldol (80 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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