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Aripip tablet 15 mg 3x10's

, This drug requires a valid prescription from PMDC registered health practitioner.
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Aripip tablet contains Aripiprazole | belongs to Dopamine partial agonist

Product SKUpg_1569_2037
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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s

  • Muscle stiffness severe
  • Restlessness severe
  • Blurred vision severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Headache severe
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Anxiety
  • Dry mouth
  • Running Nose
  • Weight gain
  • Tremors
  • Tingling of hands and feet

Uses of Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Schizophrenia

    Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s is used in the treatment of schizophrenia which is a brain disorder characterized by delusions, hallucinations, reduced speaking.

  • Bipolar disorder

    Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s is used in the treatment of bipolar disorder which is a brain disorder characterized by unusual shifts in the mood like hyperactivity and tiredness.

  • Depression

    Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s is used in the treatment of depression which is a brain disorder characterized by feeling sad, irritable and devoid of energy.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 3 hours for an immediate release tablet and 5 to 7 hours for an extended release tablet.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3 to 4 days.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it can result in dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is known to be excreted in human breast milk. It is not recommended for breastfeeding women. Use only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in the patients allergic to Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s or other antipsychotics.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is known to be excreted in human breast milk. It is not recommended for breastfeeding women. Use only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Suicidal thoughts

    Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts. It should be used with caution and limited in patients with depression or suicidal tendencies.

  • Diabetes and Dyslipidemia

    Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s may increase the blood glucose levels and lipids levels in the body. Assess these parameters before initiation of the treatment and regular monitoring of these parameters is necessary.

  • Tardive dyskinesia

    Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s may cause involuntary movements of tongue, lips, and face. Inform the doctor if you have these symptoms. Gradual dose reduction or discontinuation of the medicine should be considered.

  • Withdrawal syndrome

    Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like nausea, headache, diarrhea, dizziness, and irritability. Gradual dose reduction should be made under the doctor's supervision.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If you miss a dose of Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Ketoconazole moderate
  • Metoclopramide severe
  • Antidiabetic medicines moderate
  • Antihypertensives moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended in the patients with dementia-related psychosis as it increases the risk of heart diseases like heart failure and infectious diseases like pneumonia. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

Take Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s with adequate amount of water. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised. It is started at low doses and increased gradually based on the response. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

How it works

It works by binding to the receptors and inhibits release of the chemical substances that cause psychotic symptoms.

References

what are the adverse effects of Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s

Insomnia, restlessness, headache, dizziness, akathisia, somnolence, tremor, blurred vision, GI upset, asthaenia. Stroke, TIA in elderly demented patients.

What is the dose of Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s

Adults: Schizophrenia: Initial/Target: 10-15 mg daily. Titrate: Should not increase before 2 wk. Maintenance: Periodically reassess need for therapy. Adjust dose with CYP3A4 inducers or inhibitors, or with CYP2D6 inhibitors.
Bipolar Disorder: Acute Manic or Mixed Episodes: Initial: 30 mg daily. Titrate: May decrease to 15 mg every day based on tolerability. Adjust dose with CYP450 3A4 inducers or inhibitors, or with CYP450 2D6 inhibitors.
Children: Treatment of mania: 13-18 yr, initially 2 mg once daily for 2 days, increased to 5 mg once daily for 2 days, thereafter increased to usual dose of 10 mg once daily; further increased if necessary in steps of 5 mg to max 30 mg daily, max duration of treatment 12 wk.
Schizophrenia: 15-18 yr, initially 2 mg once daily for 2 days, increased to 5 mg once daily for 2 days, thereafter increased to 10 mg once daily; further increased if necessary in steps of 5 mg to max 30 mg daily.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Aripip tablet 15 mg 3×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts the your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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