... 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..
Abilify is category C given by the FDA it is unknown if it will harm the fetus.
I wish you all the best.
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.
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!!! :):):)
i have two little girls aged of 2 and 4 I took abilify during a month and solian then for depression and anxiety. They are still alive but alittle nervous for the first one sometimes.
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
I took abifly and was one month pregnant and lost the baby. My psychiatrist took me off this the next time i tried as i had ivf. U Gould tra tranquilizers that are Safe for pregnancy. And breasstfeeding.
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.
Hi There, I am exactly in your situation. Very happy to be pregnant but at the same time extremely worried. Can you please make an update on what your decision was at the end. If you decided to keep the baby how everything turned out.
I got pregnant in 2014 while I was taking 5 mg Abilify. Then I started to take 2.5mg during my pregnancy. I had a difficult pregnancy I had bleeding and finally I got my healthy baby at 34+1 week. He stayed in the hospital for 10 days. But as I said he was a healthy premature baby.
I wish you have a healthy pregnancy and a very healthy baby.
Also when I got pregnant I was 42 :) and was smoking but I quit two weeks after I found that I was pregnant.
Wishing you good luck with your decision.
My daughter is in the same situation. She has been taking 20mg ability and she is 4 months pregnant.
We don't have a clear picture of what to expect. My daughter stopped taking ability for one month and she started having again psychotic symptoms. The doctor told us that she must carry on taking ability.
Please if any of you who have already had your babies can give me some update about your situation, that would be so important.
- Abilify Information for Consumers
- Abilify Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Abilify (detailed)
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