For patients receiving aripiprazole, the median time to onset was 42 days and median duration was 34 days.
Effects of intrinsic factors on aripiprazole pharmacokinetics.
This medication may make you sweat less, making you more likely to get heat stroke. Disruption of the body s ability to reduce core body temperature has been attributed to antipsychotic agents. If your child is sick again, seek advice from your GP, nurse, pharmacist or hospital. Aripiprazole is considered a middle-range antipsychotic regarding its effectiveness.
ABILIFY can be given without regard to meals. A maintenance trial was conducted in adult patients meeting DSM-IV criteria for bipolar I disorder with a recent manic or mixed episode who had been stabilized on open-label ABILIFY and who had maintained a clinical response for at least 6 weeks.
Before taking ABILIFY, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you have or had.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Tricyclic antidepressants may be secreted in breast milk and may cause sedation and depress breathing of a nursing infant.
But the drug does have a narrow safety range given its seizure risk.
Aripiprazole is a partial agonist at D2 receptors. Order a new prescription at least 2 weeks before you will run out. Families and caregivers of patients being treated with antidepressants for major depressive disorder or other indications, present psychiatric and nonpsychiatric, should be alerted about the need to monitor patients for the emergence of agitation, irritability, unusual changes in behavior, and the other symptoms described above, as well as the emergence of suicidality, and to report such symptoms immediately to healthcare providers.
You should not suddenly stop taking this drug or change your dose without talking to your doctor.