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Review: could Abilify cause Metabolic syndrome?
We study 28,378 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 79 have Metabolic syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Metabolic syndrome and more.
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Abilify (latest outcomes from 30,129 users) has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression.
Metabolic syndrome (a combination of the medical disorders that, when occurring together, increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease) (latest reports from 7,750 patients) has been reported by people with depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizoaffective disorder.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 28,378 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 79 people (0.28%) have Metabolic Syndrome.
Time on Abilify when people have Metabolic syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Metabolic syndrome||0.00%||63.64%||9.09%||18.18%||9.09%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Metabolic syndrome when taking Abilify * :
|Metabolic syndrome||27.36%||72.64% |
Age of people who have Metabolic syndrome when taking Abilify * :
|Metabolic syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||3.09%||3.09%||11.34%||75.26%||7.22%||0.00% |
Severity of Metabolic syndrome when taking Abilify ** :
How people recovered from Metabolic syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (53 people, 67.09%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (46 people, 58.23%)
- Metabolic syndrome (38 people, 48.10%)
- Bipolar disorder (30 people, 37.97%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (20 people, 25.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor (52 people, 65.82%)
- Risperidone (51 people, 64.56%)
- Mirtazapine (50 people, 63.29%)
- Duloxetine hydrochloride (48 people, 60.76%)
- Quetiapine (40 people, 50.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 day ago):
never had intusive thouhts before thaking the medicine
From this study (4 days ago):
I would like to know if the medical treatment i observe for 11 years might influence the apparition of chilaidity's syndrom.
My medical treatment : abilify 15mg
carbamazepine LP 400mg (2*200mg)
Abdominal meteorism began after the first year of these drugs, increased during several years at a very high level then stable for 4 or 5 years approximatively. Occasionnaly, I notice a high flatulency.
Despite of activated wood charcoal during 2 or three weeks (several tries), meteorism hasn't decreased at all.
For information, my bmi = 24.13 (body mass index)
my fmi = 22.64 (fat mass index)
From this study (2 weeks ago):
I cant control my anger..I have severe mood swings and lash out at people.I know that I feel like everyone is against me and trying to mess with my head.i don't want to get out of bed and I have a hard time functioning doing daily tasks.I get different feelings when im around others such as anxiety,depression,feeling like everyone is against me
Andrea on Oct, 2, 2014:
My bf is the same. I can't find a way to deal with it. I've tried to be nice, be comforting, be supportive but it seems that no matter what I do, i am wrong.
This is the second time he gets malaria.
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