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Review: could Abilify cause Narcotic abuse (Drug 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 28,432 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.

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Abilify

Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 30,179 Abilify users)

Narcotic abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 10,556 Narcotic abuse patients)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 28,423 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 77 people (0.27%) have Narcotic Abuse.

Trend of Narcotic abuse in Abilify reports

Time on Abilify when people have Narcotic abuse * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Narcotic abuse83.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Narcotic abuse60.87%39.13%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Narcotic abuse0.00%0.00%3.90%24.68%36.36%20.78%1.30%12.99%

Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Abilify ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Narcotic abuse0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Narcotic abuse0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (20 people, 25.97%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (13 people, 16.88%)
  3. Hereditary spastic paraplegia (10 people, 12.99%)
  4. Schizophrenia (10 people, 12.99%)
  5. Anxiety (7 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (23 people, 29.87%)
  2. Zyprexa (18 people, 23.38%)
  3. Risperdal (17 people, 22.08%)
  4. Klonopin (16 people, 20.78%)
  5. 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.

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    The problem persisted throughout 11/3 and disrupted sleep. I stopped taking the Abilify on 11/4 and I have not had another bout of hiccups. I contacted my psychiatrist and he said he was unaware of this side effect. I have printed the study and will bring it in to the next appointment. He suggested I stop for a couple of days and then restart the Abilify to see whether the problem disappears or dissipates.

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