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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 28,417 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

Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Abilify 30,166 users)

Night sweats

Night Sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with depression, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Night Sweats 10,308 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 28,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 60 people (0.21%) have Night Sweats.

Trend of Night sweats in Abilify reports

Time on Abilify when people have Night sweats * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Night sweats20.00%70.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Night sweats when taking Abilify * :

FemaleMale
Night sweats78.69%21.31%

Age of people who have Night sweats when taking Abilify * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Night sweats0.00%4.26%4.26%6.38%31.91%34.04%4.26%14.89%

Severity of Night sweats when taking Abilify ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Night sweats0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Night sweats ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Night sweats0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (12 people, 20.00%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (11 people, 18.33%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (8 people, 13.33%)
  4. Pain (6 people, 10.00%)
  5. Affective disorder (5 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (15 people, 25.00%)
  2. Prevacid (14 people, 23.33%)
  3. Zometa (13 people, 21.67%)
  4. Dexamethasone (13 people, 21.67%)
  5. Lipitor (13 people, 21.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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