Review: could Abilify cause Metabolic syndrome?
Summary: Metabolic syndrome is found among people who take Abilify, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Effexor, and have Depression.
We study 28,440 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 has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 30,194 Abilify users)
Metabolic syndrome (a combination of the medical disorders that, when occurring together, increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease) has been reported by people with depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizoaffective disorder. (latest reports from 1,106 Metabolic syndrome patients)
On Feb, 16, 2015: 28,432 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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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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I've been taking Abilify for about 2 years but I've been messing up on it I keep starting and stopping the medication which I know I shouldn't do that. And I just started my period 2 weeks late no cramping just a little ache in my back. But I'm having a lot of clots and just bleeding when I go pee and theirs hardly anything on my pad. Oh and also have been under a lot of stress lately and constantly worring about everything. Could this have anything to do with my abnormal menstrual cycle.
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