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Review: could Abilify cause Muscle aches?

Summary: Muscle aches could be caused by Abilify, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Ambien, and have Depression.

We study 28,323 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 219 have Muscle aches. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle aches and more.

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Abilify

Abilify (latest outcomes from 30,053 users) has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression.

Muscle aches

Muscle aches (muscle pain) (latest reports from 500,568 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 28,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 219 people (0.77%) have Muscle Aches. They amount to 0.04% of all the 500,763 people who have Muscle Aches on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle aches in Abilify reports

Time on Abilify when people have Muscle aches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle aches51.52%30.30%9.09%3.03%3.03%3.03%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle aches when taking Abilify * :

FemaleMale
Muscle aches65.35%34.65%

Age of people who have Muscle aches when taking Abilify * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle aches0.00%0.51%10.26%10.77%8.21%25.64%22.05%22.56%

Severity of Muscle aches when taking Abilify ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle aches0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle aches ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle aches0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (53 people, 24.20%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (41 people, 18.72%)
  3. Schizophrenia (29 people, 13.24%)
  4. Hypertension (16 people, 7.31%)
  5. Anxiety (12 people, 5.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (30 people, 13.70%)
  2. Seroquel (26 people, 11.87%)
  3. Aspirin (25 people, 11.42%)
  4. Zoloft (23 people, 10.50%)
  5. Depakote (21 people, 9.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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