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Review: could Abilify cause Migraine?
We study 28,378 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 151 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.
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Abilify (latest outcomes from 30,129 users) has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression.
Migraine (headache) (latest reports from 172,464 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain.
On Sep, 13, 2014: 28,378 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 152 people (0.54%) have Migraine.
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How people recovered from Migraine ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (55 people, 36.18%)
- Bipolar disorder (46 people, 30.26%)
- Anxiety (27 people, 17.76%)
- Migraine (15 people, 9.87%)
- Schizophrenia (15 people, 9.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (55 people, 36.18%)
- Zyprexa (41 people, 26.97%)
- Risperdal (39 people, 25.66%)
- Geodon (38 people, 25.00%)
- Depakote (32 people, 21.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 week ago):
I have noticed blood in my stools and on toilet paper the last 2 days. I have been taking abilify for 10 years now.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Aletta Martz on Mar, 17, 2010:
Has anyone on Abilify had pulmonary emboli? I had massive, multiple (and a saddle embolus) emboli while on Abilify and the medical team could find no other cause - i.e. no DVT, no cancer, no genetic clotting deficiency. Any similar situations?
Pat Puckett on Apr, 2, 2010:
Abilify last year with severe facial, neck, shoulder, and hand/arm twitching. Stopped it and after few weeks have been left with facial twitches and hand/arm twitches.
miss lee on Apr, 8, 2010:
to aletta martz,my boyfriend's brother was under abilify and has died on last few days..the death reason is acute pulmonary embolism, he was a smoker ...we are not sure the real reason,is it because of the side effect of this medicine or ...
Mirendela on May, 23, 2011:
tremor, and sleeping disorder, depression, my doctor still wanted me to eat them as she claimed I was schizofrenic.
Although I stopped eating them for more than 8 months ago, I have not experienced a new psycosis, and with this facit, I was not scizofrenic, I am happy without tablets,
the dr ordinated me litium because of the deppression and claimed I was bipolar, I stopped with litium and i am happy and calm, not suffering from psycosis nor depression. The psycosis I think I got because I did not sleep much for some years and was very active!
Julie on Oct, 31, 2012:
My question is that I have an 8 yr old daughter who has been on abilify for less than a year. She had recent blood work done and her triglycerides were 142. She is extremely active, great shape, into soccer. The PCP didn't seem to concern and couldn't tell me whether the medication was the cause. dr that prescribed it thought it was very high. Does anyone have any answers on this or comments.
Martin on Jul, 28, 2014:
I have been taking Abilify since 2007 and my triglycerides are very high even though I don't eat lots of sweets or fatty foods. Unfortunately it becomes very hard to control without other medicines which I do not want to take.
Sheria on Aug, 14, 2014:
To this mom, I'm 53 years old and am a health nut really..I exercise, eat better than anyone I know..I rarely indulge in anything that would cause high cholesterol. I am bipolar 1..abilify is the drug used to stabilize my condition and I would never go off the medication. However it is causing my cholesterol to be high and remain there as well I'm experiencing sever tooth dessocay and periodontal disease. Both I believe caused by abilify. However this drug is very important to my health so that's where the acceptance comes in.good luck to you and your daughter
From this study (3 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
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