Abilify and Trichotillomania - from FDA reports
Trichotillomania is found among people who take Abilify, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Effexor, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Trichotillomania with Abilify. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 53,139 people who have side effects when taking Abilify from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 29, 2017
53,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify.
Among them, 12 people (0.02%) have Trichotillomania
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Trichotillomania when taking Abilify *:
- female: 83.33 %
- male: 16.67 %
Age of people who have Trichotillomania when taking Abilify *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 10 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 10 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 70 %
- 50-59: 10 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (8 people, 66.67%)
- Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (1 person, 8.33%)
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (1 person, 8.33%)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (1 person, 8.33%)
- Agitation (1 person, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Effexor (7 people, 58.33%)
- Neurontin (6 people, 50.00%)
- Effexor Xr (6 people, 50.00%)
- Depakote (6 people, 50.00%)
- Lexapro (1 person, 8.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Increased (6 people, 50.00%)
- Weight Decreased (6 people, 50.00%)
- Agitation (3 people, 25.00%)
- Insomnia (2 people, 16.67%)
- Hallucinations (2 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Abilify 56,439 users)
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I'm not sure if I should discontinue the Zoloft since I have noticed much more hair pulling. My daughter is being treated for OCD. She has said she feels a little better being on Zoloft but she is still pulling out her eye brows and eye lashes and now she is pulling the hair out on the sides ...
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