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 Schizophrenia, paranoid type. This review analyzes which people have Trichotillomania with Abilify. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 54,344 people who have side effects when taking Abilify from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 22, 2017

54,344 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify.
Among them, 12 people (0.02%) have Trichotillomania

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Abilify cause Trichotillomania?

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 *:

  • Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (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%)
  • Insomnia (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Hallucinations (2 people, 16.67%)
  • High Blood Pressure (1 person, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Trichotillomania when taking Abilify?


Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Abilify 56,487 users)


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