Could Abilify cause Trichotillomania - from FDA reports
Trichotillomania is found among people who take Abilify, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Depakote, and have Depression . We study 49,809 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA. Among them, 11 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 Abilify 53,013 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, stress and anxiety, hepatitis c, osteoporosis (latest reports from 388 Trichotillomania patients).
On Dec, 21, 2016
49,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify.
Among them, 11 people (0.02%) have Trichotillomania
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Trichotillomania when taking Abilify *:
- female: 81.82 %
- male: 18.18 %
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 (7 people, 63.64%)
- Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (1 person, 9.09%)
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (1 person, 9.09%)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (1 person, 9.09%)
- Agitation (1 person, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (6 people, 54.55%)
- Effexor Xr (6 people, 54.55%)
- Effexor (6 people, 54.55%)
- Depakote (6 people, 54.55%)
- Lexapro (1 person, 9.09%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Increased (6 people, 54.55%)
- Weight Decreased (6 people, 54.55%)
- Agitation (2 people, 18.18%)
- Insomnia (1 person, 9.09%)
- Confusional State (1 person, 9.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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