... I'm one month pregnant and on abilify since i started my pregnancy.. do u know about any cases similar to mine? what they resulted in? That's because the company does not provide any info about its effect on humans.. totally provoking and frustrating..ive been crying every day not knowing what to do..proceed?? abortion?? stop abilify??? Please advise..
16 Apr 2011
Unfortunately there are no studies to verify the effects of Abilify on human development only animal studies. You must weigh the benefits of the medication against the possible risks to the fetus. It is best if you discuss this with the obstetrician and the prescribing doctor as they can help you weigh the benefits against the risks. The prescribing doctor should be able to recommend alternatives to the Abilify that will have less possible effect on the baby.
May I ask what your condition is for taking the Abilify? I take it as an adjunct to my antidepressant and if I was pregnant I would probably try to do without, but that is just me. Please discuss with the prescribing doctor before making a decision.
25 Sep 2012
get off it now ,stop taking it asap , my son was born after a abilify pregnancy , with server congental heart diease , he would have survive but died of major amounts of bloodcots everywhere in his body , get off it now , its extremally dangours to feotus , ablilfy might be the reason my son died , do not listen at all to ur doctor about abilify as they have no evdenice on human feotus barr 3 other babys and my son, my son died , 1 baby born with birth defects and 2 been monitered throw out life cause they have no idea at all the life long out come of abilify on ur child , i am been deadly serious , stop taking asap
28 Apr 2011
Guys I'm more in love with Abilify everyday. The company replied and I'm so happy these people have this respect to their consumer.
They told me that in 6 cases, 5 cases gave birth to perfectly normal babies, while one case was abnormal, but that was on a high dosage, and mine is only 10 mg. I find this ratio really relieving, and only now that I'm purely happy with my pregnancy and happy and convinced with my lovely medication. :):)
Thank you guys for your support, I needed it so much. Just wish me a safe pregnancy and delivery the same way you wish any normal woman!!! :):):)
19 Jul 2013
I am in the same boat, I just found out I am 2 months pregnant and have been taking 15 mg Abilify the whole time... My OB/GYN, who I am not confident with said I should remain on it, while my new psychiatrist told me it is very dangerous for the fetus and put me on halidol which is much safer. I took Halidol during my first pregnancy and she is fine. I am going tomorrow for a sonogram to see if the fetus is ok, if not, I certainly will have an abortion. Hope this helps.
- Abilify Information for Consumers
- Abilify Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Abilify (detailed)
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