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Review: could Abilify cause Urinary incontinence?

Summary: Urinary incontinence could be caused by Abilify, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Concerta, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 28,323 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 166 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

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Abilify

Abilify (latest outcomes from 30,053 users) has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression.

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) (latest reports from 106,340 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 28,219 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 167 people (0.59%) have Urinary Incontinence. They amount to 0.16% of all the 106,337 people who have Urinary Incontinence on eHealthMe.

Trend of Urinary incontinence in Abilify reports

Time on Abilify when people have Urinary incontinence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary incontinence21.62%45.95%13.51%8.11%5.41%2.70%2.70%

Gender of people who have Urinary incontinence when taking Abilify * :

FemaleMale
Urinary incontinence59.20%40.80%

Age of people who have Urinary incontinence when taking Abilify * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary incontinence0.00%4.70%19.46%10.07%8.05%24.83%16.11%16.78%

Severity of Urinary incontinence when taking Abilify ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Urinary incontinence11.11%33.33%44.44%11.11%

How people recovered from Urinary incontinence ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Urinary incontinence20.00%0.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (34 people, 20.36%)
  2. Depression (17 people, 10.18%)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (16 people, 9.58%)
  4. Irritable bowel syndrome (16 people, 9.58%)
  5. Abnormal behaviour (15 people, 8.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Concerta (29 people, 17.37%)
  2. Prozac (28 people, 16.77%)
  3. Lexapro (22 people, 13.17%)
  4. Aspirin (21 people, 12.57%)
  5. Ativan (21 people, 12.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • My son wets himself at least once during the day and one at night. He states he can't feel the urge to go.

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • I have severe thought blocking and my speech is halted - almost like a stutter. I would like to know if it's due to the medicine. Also I would like to know if my UI has to do with the meds. I also have frequent bowl movements and sometimes I'm not able to make it to the bathroom in time.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • stan on Mar, 3, 2011:

    Our 9 year old son started Abilify recently -- for anxiety. A year ago and earlier he had problem staying dry, but, prior to Abilify, had been dry for months during the day -- although still wetting a night. Since going on a relatively low dose of Abilify (2 mg/day), he has reverted back to being wet nearly every day, and evening urination has increased.

    Have other parents or doctors seen this with children taking Abilify?

    Reply

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • Is latudal addictive
    I have. Been on abilify for 12 years. And suffering from Ptsd. Severe depression. I'm also on Paxil for anxiety. #40 mgs. Paxil doesn't work for me. I'm more depressed and sill anxious. Is latudal addicting andwould latudal be compatible with abilify?

  • Did you stop abilify and stop having aspirations
    I was wondering how many of the patients who experienced aspiration pneumonia stopped taking Abilify. Once off Abilify did the aspirations stop?

  • Does abilify cause sciatic pain and numbness on one leg
    I fell 2 times today my sciatic nerve killing me it hurt before the fall and my left leg is numb below the knee can u help

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