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 Agitation. 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.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On Oct, 27, 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:
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%)
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (1 person, 8.33%)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (1 person, 8.33%)
- Agitation (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%)
- Agitation (3 people, 25.00%)
- Insomnia (2 people, 16.67%)
- Hallucinations (2 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Subscribe to the study: get notified of updates to the study.
Do you have Trichotillomania when taking Abilify?
- Check symptoms - is trichotillomania caused by a drug or a condition?
- Get alerts to symptoms - forecast your symptoms and get alerts
- Join related support groups - you are not alone, join a support group on ehealth.me
- Report the side effect - help people in need and in real time
- Ask a question - ask a question related to the study
- write a review - share your experience related to the study
- More tools...
Expand the study to include all drugs with the same ingredientsTrichotillomania and drugs with ingredients of aripiprazole.
Expand the study to include reports from both FDA and eHealthMeTrichotillomania and Abilify from FDA and eHealthMe reports
Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Abilify 57,730 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, acne, asthma (latest reports from 428 Trichotillomania patients).
Browse all side effects of Abilifya b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with TrichotillomaniaTrichotillomania
Could your condition cause TrichotillomaniaTrichotillomania
What would happen?
Questions to the study
My doctors recently lowered my Carbamazepine because increased toxicity levels. Then my Psychiatrist added Abilify recently. All the sudden I'm weak and had side pain. I went to my general doctor and she wanted me rushed to the hospital because of low sodium levels in my body and this just ...
I'm not sure if I should discontinue the Zoloft since I have noticed much more hair pulling. My daughter is being treated for OCD. She has said she feels a little better being on Zoloft but she is still pulling out her eye brows and eye lashes and now she is pulling the hair out on the sides ...
I am a 35 year old male. Have 3 young kids and a beautiful wife. I began struggling with anxiety 8 years ago after the sudden loss of my dad. Lexapro worked for me years ago. Made the mistake of trying to come off it (thought I was healed). Ha! Now anxiety is back with depression also.
User reviews to the study
I first took Abilify in August of 2014. I stopped after taking it for several weeks as it didn't take away the musical hallucination that I am experiencing. I restarted taking it again on December 24, 2016. My heart rate is 112 pulse per minute now. I am very concerned. The psychiatrist who ...
Hello I have a 11 year girl on ablify 10mg once daily.She has been on the meds for about 4 months.She take it at night it makes her sleep threw the night when she wakes her mood is stable but she then has alot of energy.So im not sure its a good fit for her for long term so i want to see what ...