Review: could Abilify cause Parkinson's disease?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 28,191 people who take Abilify. Among them, 256 have Parkinson's disease. See who they are, when they have Parkinson's disease and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Abilify (latest outcomes from 30,022 users) has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression, bipolar disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Abilify include weight increased, diabetes, diabetes mellitus aggravated, type 2 diabetes, insomnia.
Parkinson's disease (latest reports from 59,516 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 27,202 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 243 people (0.89%) 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||53.44%||46.56% |
Age of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Abilify * :
|Parkinson's disease||0.00%||1.49%||11.94%||14.93%||5.97%||13.93%||13.43%||38.31% |
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 (49 people, 20.16%)
- Bipolar disorder (48 people, 19.75%)
- Schizophrenia (32 people, 13.17%)
- Psychotic disorder (25 people, 10.29%)
- Anxiety (21 people, 8.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (33 people, 13.58%)
- Depakote (21 people, 8.64%)
- Akineton (15 people, 6.17%)
- Aricept (12 people, 4.94%)
- Lexapro (11 people, 4.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 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.
From this study (3 years ago):
Developed tremors, loss of balance,
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