Review: could Abilify cause Night sweats?
Summary: Night sweats is found among people who take Abilify, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 28,440 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Night sweats. Find out below who they are, when they have Night sweats and more.
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Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 30,194 Abilify users)
Night sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with depression, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 10,663 Night sweats patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 28,432 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 60 people (0.21%) have Night Sweats.
Time on Abilify when people have Night sweats * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Night sweats||20.00%||70.00%||10.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Night sweats when taking Abilify * :
|Night sweats||78.69%||21.31% |
Age of people who have Night sweats when taking Abilify * :
|Night sweats||0.00%||4.26%||4.26%||6.38%||31.91%||34.04%||4.26%||14.89% |
Severity of Night sweats when taking Abilify ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Night sweats||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Night sweats ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Night sweats||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (12 people, 20.00%)
- Bipolar disorder (11 people, 18.33%)
- Multiple myeloma (8 people, 13.33%)
- Pain (6 people, 10.00%)
- Affective disorder (5 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (15 people, 25.00%)
- Prevacid (14 people, 23.33%)
- Zometa (13 people, 21.67%)
- Dexamethasone (13 people, 21.67%)
- Lipitor (13 people, 21.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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