Review: could Abilify cause Parkinson?


Summary

Parkinson 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 Bipolar disorder . We study 34,533 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 305 have Parkinson. Find out below who they are, when they have Parkinson and more.

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Abilify

Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Abilify 35,575 users)

Parkinson

Parkinson has been reported by people with pathological gambling, drowsiness, obsessive-compulsive disorder, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 27,559 Parkinson patients).

On Aug, 31, 2016

34,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify.
Among them, 305 people (0.88%) have Parkinson


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Abilify cause Parkinson?

Time on Abilify when people have Parkinson *:

  • < 1 month: 29.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.72 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.72 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 1.39 %

Gender of people who have Parkinson when taking Abilify *:

  • female: 59.16 %
  • male: 40.84 %

Age of people who have Parkinson when taking Abilify *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.95 %
  • 10-19: 9.76 %
  • 20-29: 7.32 %
  • 30-39: 6.34 %
  • 40-49: 15.12 %
  • 50-59: 18.05 %
  • 60+: 41.46 %

Severity if Parkinson when taking Abilify **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Parkinson **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (59 people, 19.34%)
  • Depression (52 people, 17.05%)
  • Schizophrenia (25 people, 8.20%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (16 people, 5.25%)
  • Anxiety (14 people, 4.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (29 people, 9.51%)
  • Depakote (20 people, 6.56%)
  • Lexapro (16 people, 5.25%)
  • Prozac (15 people, 4.92%)
  • Lorazepam (14 people, 4.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tremor (25 people, 8.20%)
  • Tardive Dyskinesia (22 people, 7.21%)
  • Extrapyramidal Disorder (22 people, 7.21%)
  • Depression (14 people, 4.59%)
  • Gait Disturbance (13 people, 4.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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