Review: could Abilify cause Narcotic Abuse?


Summary

Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Abilify, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 34,038 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 96 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.

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Abilify

Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Abilify 35,575 users)

Narcotic Abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with breathing - slowed or stopped, drug withdrawal syndrome, drowsiness, drug abuse and dependence, multiple drug overdose (latest reports from 20,490 Narcotic abuse patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

34,038 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify.
Among them, 96 people (0.28%) have Narcotic Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Abilify cause Narcotic abuse?

Time on Abilify when people have Narcotic Abuse *:

  • < 1 month: 90 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Abilify *:

  • female: 58.06 %
  • male: 41.94 %

Age of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Abilify *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.94 %
  • 20-29: 22.22 %
  • 30-39: 29.63 %
  • 40-49: 25.93 %
  • 50-59: 2.47 %
  • 60+: 14.81 %

Severity if Narcotic Abuse when taking Abilify **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Narcotic Abuse **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (19 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (12 people)
  • Schizophrenia (10 people)
  • Pain (8 people)
  • Anxiety (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (21 people)
  • Zyprexa (16 people)
  • Klonopin (16 people)
  • Risperdal (14 people)
  • Ambien (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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