eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community

Personalized health information & community

  Tools   Community
All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Check symptoms       Compare drugs       Ask question       Write review       Answered/ Unanswered       Reviews

Review: could Abilify cause Parkinson (Parkinson's Disease)?

Summary: Parkinson is found among people who take Abilify, especially for people who are female, 60+ 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, 257 have Parkinson. Find out below who they are, when they have Parkinson and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Abilify and have Parkinson >>>

 

 

 

 

Abilify

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

Parkinson

Parkinson has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 24,099 Parkinson patients)

On Jan, 4, 2015: 28,423 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 256 people (0.90%) have Parkinson.

Trend of Parkinson in Abilify reports

Time on Abilify when people have Parkinson * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Parkinson37.33%36.00%6.67%6.67%12.00%0.00%1.33%

Gender of people who have Parkinson when taking Abilify * :

FemaleMale
Parkinson55.64%44.36%

Age of people who have Parkinson when taking Abilify * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Parkinson0.00%1.38%11.06%13.82%5.53%16.13%16.13%35.94%

Severity of Parkinson when taking Abilify ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Parkinson0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Parkinson ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Parkinson33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (50 people, 19.53%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (48 people, 18.75%)
  3. Schizophrenia (32 people, 12.50%)
  4. Psychotic disorder (26 people, 10.16%)
  5. Anxiety (24 people, 9.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (34 people, 13.28%)
  2. Depakote (21 people, 8.20%)
  3. Akineton (16 people, 6.25%)
  4. Lorazepam (12 people, 4.69%)
  5. Prozac (12 people, 4.69%)

* 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.

Do you have Parkinson while taking Abilify?

You are not alone! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Abilify and have Parkinson
- support group for people who take Abilify

Recent conversations of related support groups:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause:

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

More questions for: Abilify, Parkinson

You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • I take abilify and i have hemerroids
    I take Abilify and all the side effects so fare are posted above
  • Bpd and insomnia with abilify and cymbalta
    I am currently in recovery from BPD, but still have some traits. I also suffer from depression. I suffer with insomnia also. I have noticed that if I forget to take my meds, I have a higher chance of not sleeping that night.
  • 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 (3 responses)
    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 the hiccups started again.



    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.
  • Mother recovered significantly from confusion (1 response)
    My very independent, active mother was diagnosed with Parkinson's (long over due, she did not have the common tremor but instead had issues with her gait).

    She was already on Wellbutrin and Prozac because they thought her shuffling was muscle weakness due to inactivity caused by depression. Once properly diagnosed and under the treatment of a neurologist for Parkinson's she was prescribed Sinemet. Her ability to walk increased dramatically however she was extremely confused. She constantly wanted to go home even though she was. She would get angry with us if we tried to convince her otherwise. She confused family members with other people and thought very off the wall situations were occurring with them. The neurologist said she had common symptoms of senile dementia which can accompany Parkinson's patients. Due to a random ordered hearing/vertigo test, we were instructed to take her off of all her medications a week prior to the test. Because the sinemet was so difficult to get her to tolerate due to extreme nausea I did not take her off of it but I took her off everything else. Within four to five days of being off the depression medication which had been combined with the sinemet she had a 360 degree turnaround in her confusion. She was even able to tell me that she knew she was confused but could not reason herself out of it. It was an end to eight months of pure H**. If you have a family suffering confusion and symptoms of senility that is on Sinemet and also taking anti-depression medications, insist that they be weaned of the anti-depressants before you accept the senility diagnosis.

More reviews for: Abilify, Parkinson

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Traingal on Jul, 21, 2012:

    I am a 59-year-old white female with bipolar II and have been on Abilify for 10+ years. In the past year I have developed parkinsonism. I am discontinuing the Abilify at this time, and am wondering about the chances that the parkinsonism will go away once I am off it.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Developed tremors, loss of balance,

    Reply

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.

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2015 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.