Drug: aripiprazole

Some of the most common side effects associated with aripiprazole are:
  • anxiety,
  • blurred vision,
  • constipation,
  • cough,
  • headache,
  • insomnia,
  • lightheadedness,
  • nausea,
  • rash,
  • restlessness,
  • runny nose,
  • sleepiness,
  • tremors,
  • vomiting,
  • weakness, and
  • weight gain.

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Yes.

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  • Tablets: 10, 15, 20, and 30 mg.
  • Tablets (Disintegrating): 10 and 15 mg.
  • Oral solution: 1 mg/mL.
  • Injection Solution: 9.75 mg/1.3 ml (7.5 mg/ml)
  • Extended release Injection: 300 or 400 mg/vial

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Tablets should be stored at room temperature, 15 C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F).

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Aripiprazole usually is taken once a day. The usual adult starting oral dose for schizophrenia or bipolar disorder is 10 to 15 mg once daily. The dose may be increased over time up to 30 mg daily to achieve the desired effect. The recommended doasage for Tourette's disorder is 5 to 20 mg once daily.

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Aripiprazole has not been adequately studied in pregnant women. Neonates exposed to antipsychotic drugs in the third trimester may experience withdrawal symptoms and other side effects. The physician may choose to use aripiprazole if he or she feels that its benefits outweigh this potential concern.

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It is not known if aripiprazole is excreted in breast milk; however, since most medicines are excreted in breast milk, it is recommended that women receiving aripiprazole should not breastfeed. Medically reviewed by Omudhome Ogbru, PharmDReference: FDA Prescribing Information

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