Review: could Abilify cause Parkinson's disease?
Summary: Parkinson's disease is found among people who take Abilify, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.
We study 28,417 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 256 have Parkinson's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Parkinson's disease and more.
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Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Abilify 30,166 users)
Parkinson's disease has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia.(latest reports from Parkinson's disease 23,890 patients)
On Nov, 25, 2014: 28,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 257 people (0.90%) have Parkinson's Disease.
Time on Abilify when people have Parkinson's disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Parkinson's disease||36.84%||36.84%||6.58%||6.58%||11.84%||0.00%||1.32% |
Gender of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Abilify * :
|Parkinson's disease||55.43%||44.57% |
Age of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Abilify * :
|Parkinson's disease||0.00%||1.38%||11.01%||13.76%||5.50%||16.06%||16.06%||36.24% |
Severity of Parkinson's disease when taking Abilify ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Parkinson's disease||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Parkinson's disease ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Parkinson's disease||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (50 people, 19.46%)
- Bipolar disorder (48 people, 18.68%)
- Schizophrenia (32 people, 12.45%)
- Psychotic disorder (26 people, 10.12%)
- Anxiety (24 people, 9.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (34 people, 13.23%)
- Depakote (21 people, 8.17%)
- Akineton (16 people, 6.23%)
- Lorazepam (12 people, 4.67%)
- Prozac (12 people, 4.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Is the pancreatic malfunction caused by abilify irreversible or stopping the drug can restore normal levels of sugar in the blood
(Asked by a 71 year old man who has I Developed Pre-diabetic Levels Of Sugar After The Use Of Abilify, and takes Abilify)
I want to know if stopping the use of Abilify will restore the normal functioning of the Pancreas. Reducing the dosage would reduce the levels of sugar in the blood.
- I take 20mg of amitriptyline each notgh to help me sleep. i have just been diagnosed with parkinsons and need to takae azilect, whihc is an mao-b inhibotor, can i take them together
(Asked by a 66 year old woman who has Insomnia, Parkinson's Disease, and takes Azilect)
Can I take both these tables together? My consultant said it was ok to take both
but the Amitriptyline instructions say do not take with MAO-B inhibitors, Azilect is an MAO-B inhibitors
- Has anyone with parkinson's tried stem cell therapy?
(Asked by a 56 year old woman who has Parkinson's Disease, and takes Azilect)
I would like to supplement the azilect I take with natural products that will hopefully keep my symptoms stable at least for as long as possible. I'm also very interested in finding out more about the benefit of stem cell therapy.
- Has abilify affected your ability to make good decisions?
(Asked by a 73 year old woman who has Tachycardia, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Anemia, Barrett's Esophagus, Temporal Arteritis, Restless Leg Syndrome, Disautonomia, Autoimmune Retinopathy, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Myasthenia Gravis, Addison's Disease, and takes Abilify)
My husband and I are 73. We had a paid off home and money in the bank until the past 3 years. We have made some terrible decisions and now we are practically penniless. We couldn't understand why we had made such bad decisions and let someone talk us into losing our money. We have also been on A ...
- My husband has been diagnosed with early onset parkinsons at 45. vomiting in the early morning has always been a symptom long before they put him on medications. any ideas? it is not acid reflux.
(Asked by a 46 year old man who has Vomiting , Parkinson's Disease)
Anxiety and acid reflux have been ruled out. He does not have high blood pressure.
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