Review: could Abilify cause Trichotillomania?
Summary: Trichotillomania 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 Neurontin, and have Depression.
We study 28,440 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Trichotillomania. Find out below who they are, when they have Trichotillomania and more.
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Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 30,194 Abilify users)
Trichotillomania (the compulsive urge to pull out (and in some cases, eat) one's own hair leading to noticeable hair loss, distress) has been reported by people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, acne, stress and anxiety, hepatitis c. (latest reports from 275 Trichotillomania patients)
On Mar, 17, 2015: 28,440 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 10 people (0.04%) have Trichotillomania.
Time on Abilify when people have Trichotillomania * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Trichotillomania when taking Abilify * :
Age of people who have Trichotillomania when taking Abilify * :
Severity of Trichotillomania when taking Abilify ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Trichotillomania ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (8 people, 80.00%)
- Schizophrenia, paranoid type (1 people, 10.00%)
- Compulsions (1 people, 10.00%)
- Major depression with psychotic features (1 people, 10.00%)
- Adult hypothyroidism (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (6 people, 60.00%)
- Effexor xr (6 people, 60.00%)
- Effexor (6 people, 60.00%)
- Depakote (6 people, 60.00%)
- Klonopin (2 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Lamotrigine, Aripiprazole for a 27-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods
- A study of drug interactions between Junel 1.5/30, Ferrous Fumarate, Abilify for a 20-year old woman with Birth Control, Iron Deficiency, Depression. The patient has High Blood Cholesterol, Iron Deficiency, Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Zoloft, Lamictal, Abilify for a 56-year old woman with Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar. The patient has Belching, Swallowing Difficulty, Heartburn
- A study of side effects of Abilify for a 31-year old woman with Psychosis. The patient has Hair Loss
Recent Abilify related drug comparison:
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- Comparions of Saphris, Trileptal, Abilify for a 41-year old woman who has Bipolar
- Comparions of Trileptal, Abilify, Latuda for a 41-year old woman who has Bipolar
- Comparions of Lamictal, Abilify, Latuda for a 41-year old woman who has Bipolar
- Comparions of Klonopin, Trileptal, Cymbalta, Abilify for a 40-year old woman who has Bipolar 1
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