Abilify and Shingles - from FDA reports


Shingles is found among people who take Abilify, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vicodin, and have Pain. This study 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 Aug, 01, 2018

54,344 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify.
Among them, 56 people (0.1%) have Shingles


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Abilify when people have Shingles *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Abilify *:

  • female: 71.7 %
  • male: 28.3 %

Age of people who have Shingles when taking Abilify *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.22 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 8.89 %
  • 30-39: 17.78 %
  • 40-49: 15.56 %
  • 50-59: 20.0 %
  • 60+: 35.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 11 people, 19.64%
  2. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 6 people, 10.71%
  3. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 5 people, 8.93%
  4. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 5 people, 8.93%
  5. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 5 people, 8.93%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vicodin: 14 people, 25.00%
  2. Prevacid: 13 people, 23.21%
  3. Albuterol: 12 people, 21.43%
  4. Percocet: 12 people, 21.43%
  5. Aredia: 11 people, 19.64%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Weight Decreased: 18 people, 32.14%
  2. Pain: 17 people, 30.36%
  3. Fall: 16 people, 28.57%
  4. Pain In Extremity: 16 people, 28.57%
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 14 people, 25.00%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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