Review: could Abilify cause Kidney stones?
Summary: Kidney stones 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 Zyprexa, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 28,440 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.
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Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 30,187 Abilify users)
Kidney stones has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain. (latest reports from 14,341 Kidney stones patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 28,432 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 65 people (0.23%) have Kidney Stones.
Time on Abilify when people have Kidney stones * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Kidney stones||0.00%||40.00%||0.00%||40.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Kidney stones when taking Abilify * :
|Kidney stones||76.12%||23.88% |
Age of people who have Kidney stones when taking Abilify * :
|Kidney stones||2.00%||0.00%||2.00%||8.00%||26.00%||36.00%||6.00%||20.00% |
Severity of Kidney stones when taking Abilify ** :
How people recovered from Kidney stones ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (23 people, 35.38%)
- Depression (14 people, 21.54%)
- Myocardial infarction (12 people, 18.46%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (12 people, 18.46%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (11 people, 16.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (30 people, 46.15%)
- Seroquel (23 people, 35.38%)
- Risperdal (22 people, 33.85%)
- Prozac (20 people, 30.77%)
- Depakote (19 people, 29.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have to take a weekly urine test. The results keep coming back diluted. They are telling me it is because of my diet. They usually test me around 9:00 in the a.m. an I don't eat breakfast. I usually have cups of coffee then a soda on my way to my test. I purposely cut back my coffee/soda intake before I went to the urine test but it still came back diluted. Can the abilify cause that? I am not trying to hide anything. Please let me know. Thank you.
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