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Review: could Abilify cause Weight loss?





Summary: Weight loss 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 Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 28,417 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 629 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.

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Abilify

Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Abilify 30,166 users)

Weight loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Weight loss 16,911 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 28,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify. Among them, 629 people (2.21%) have Weight Loss.

Trend of Weight loss in Abilify reports

Time on Abilify when people have Weight loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight loss6.84%34.19%5.98%26.50%19.66%2.56%4.27%

Gender of people who have Weight loss when taking Abilify * :

FemaleMale
Weight loss68.85%31.15%

Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Abilify * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss0.15%0.61%1.97%10.91%30.45%40.30%14.55%1.06%

Severity of Weight loss when taking Abilify ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (300 people, 47.69%)
  2. Depression (292 people, 46.42%)
  3. Schizophrenia (174 people, 27.66%)
  4. Anxiety (113 people, 17.97%)
  5. Sleep disorder (103 people, 16.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (578 people, 91.89%)
  2. Risperdal (330 people, 52.46%)
  3. Zyprexa (297 people, 47.22%)
  4. Geodon (270 people, 42.93%)
  5. Haldol (179 people, 28.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Is the pancreatic malfunction caused by abilify irreversible or stopping the drug can restore normal levels of sugar in the blood
    (Asked by a 71 year old man who has I Developed Pre-diabetic Levels Of Sugar After The Use Of Abilify, and takes Abilify)
    I want to know if stopping the use of Abilify will restore the normal functioning of the Pancreas. Reducing the dosage would reduce the levels of sugar in the blood.
  • Has abilify affected your ability to make good decisions?
    (Asked by a 73 year old woman who has Tachycardia, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Anemia, Barrett's Esophagus, Temporal Arteritis, Restless Leg Syndrome, Disautonomia, Autoimmune Retinopathy, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Myasthenia Gravis, Addison's Disease, and takes Abilify)
    My husband and I are 73. We had a paid off home and money in the bank until the past 3 years. We have made some terrible decisions and now we are practically penniless. We couldn't understand why we had made such bad decisions and let someone talk us into losing our money. We have also been on A ...
  • Does taking aripiprazol 25mg per day affects nexplanon effectiviness?
    (Asked by a 29 year old woman who has Schizophrenia, and takes Aripiprazole)
    using aripiprazol for 1.5 months.9 weeks ago had a baby.
  • Effects taking lamictal abilify and pristiq
    (Asked by a 64 year old woman who has Blackouts Seizure, Bipolar Disorder, and takes Abilify, Lamictal, Pristiq)
    Although I take these three drugs I am still experiencing symptoms of lethargy, lack of appetite Are these symptoms perhaps side effects of these grubs?
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    (Asked by a 63 year old man who has Overweight)
    I was diabetic and was under oral medication. i am OK now I only take some care with my food and my diabetes is within the limit and under control.

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