Review: could Abilify cause Narcotic abuse?
We study 28,358 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 77 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.
Stay connected: get help anytime and anywhere for people who take Abilify and have Narcotic abuse >>>
Abilify (latest outcomes from 30,099 users) has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression.
Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) (latest reports from 45,515 patients) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 28,353 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 77 people (0.27%) have Narcotic Abuse. They amount to 0.17% of all the 45,499 people who have Narcotic Abuse on eHealthMe.
Time on Abilify when people have Narcotic abuse * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Narcotic abuse||83.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Abilify * :
|Narcotic abuse||60.87%||39.13% |
Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Abilify * :
|Narcotic abuse||0.00%||0.00%||3.90%||24.68%||36.36%||20.78%||1.30%||12.99% |
Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Abilify ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Narcotic abuse||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Narcotic abuse||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (20 people, 25.97%)
- Bipolar disorder (13 people, 16.88%)
- Hereditary spastic paraplegia (10 people, 12.99%)
- Schizophrenia (10 people, 12.99%)
- Anxiety (7 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (23 people, 29.87%)
- Zyprexa (18 people, 23.38%)
- Risperdal (17 people, 22.08%)
- Klonopin (16 people, 20.78%)
- Effexor (15 people, 19.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Tremors began after heart transplant.
From this study (4 weeks ago):
indianmtf on Jun, 4, 2014:
i m 33 m , i have taken in past and at present take at times high doses of progesterone, 1000mg to 1500 mg in 20 hrs, it gives a high and sex drive libido multiplies, it also helps in small breast development
From this study (4 weeks ago):
After 9 months on Abilify, my son gained 15 pounds, developed breasts and moderate tics. He stopped taking Abilify at that point and after 4 years he still has not recovered from the tics. It is heartbreaking to say the least.
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Abilify, Narcotic abuse
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Abilify causing incontinence
Abilify is making me have Little to no bladder control. Is better once I stopped taking but has not gone away 2 weeks later.
- Hiccups with abilify
Started Abilify on 11/1/2013. In the early afternoon of 11/2, I started hiccuping about every five seconds. Attempted to stop them using various methods: drinking water slowly, holding breath, plugging ears and nose while drinking water, etc. The last method was effective for about an hour before th ...
More reviews for: Abilify, Narcotic abuse
On eHealthMe, Abilify (aripiprazole) is often used for depression. Find out below the conditions Abilify is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Abilify used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.