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 48,200 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 173 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 51,148 users)

Narcotic Abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with intentional overdose, drowsiness, drug abuse and dependence, drug withdrawal syndrome, drug dependence (latest reports from 31,263 Narcotic abuse patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

48,200 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify.
Among them, 173 people (0.36%) have Narcotic Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Abilify cause Narcotic abuse?

Time on Abilify when people have Narcotic Abuse *:

  • < 1 month: 96 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 2 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 66.87 %
  • male: 33.13 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.93 %
  • 20-29: 19.01 %
  • 30-39: 29.58 %
  • 40-49: 28.87 %
  • 50-59: 6.34 %
  • 60+: 11.27 %

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 (27 people, 15.61%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (15 people, 8.67%)
  • Anxiety (13 people, 7.51%)
  • Schizophrenia (11 people, 6.36%)
  • Drug Abuse (10 people, 5.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (29 people, 16.76%)
  • Prozac (25 people, 14.45%)
  • Depakin (23 people, 13.29%)
  • Klonopin (22 people, 12.72%)
  • Cymbalta (21 people, 12.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Overdose (24 people, 13.87%)
  • Coma (24 people, 13.87%)
  • Intentional Overdose (20 people, 11.56%)
  • Anxiety (20 people, 11.56%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (19 people, 10.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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