Target of Generic Abilify is to treat the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (manic depression). It is also used together with other medications to treat major depressive disorder in adults. Generic Abilify is an antipsychotic medication. Abilify is also known as Aripiprazole, Arizol, Arlemide, Brisking, Ilimit, Irazem. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain. Generic Abilify may also be used for other purposes. Generic name of Generic Abilify is Aripiprazole. Brand name of Generic Abilify is Abilify.
Generic Abilify is available in tablets, liquid form, disintegrating tablets.
Do not take Generic Abilify for longer than 6 weeks. Take each dose with a full glass of water.
Generic Abilify can be taken with or without food.
Generic Abilify is usually taken once a day.
Measure the liquid form of Generic Abilify with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist where you can get one.
Taking Generic Abilify orally disintegrating tablets (Abilify Discmelt) you should keep the tablet in its blister pack until you are ready to take the medicine. Open the package and peel back the foil from the tablet blister. Do not push a tablet through the foil or you may damage the tablet. Using dry hands, remove the tablet and place it in your mouth. It will begin to dissolve right away. Do not swallow the tablet whole. Allow it to dissolve in your mouth without chewing. Swallow several times as the tablet dissolves. If desired, you may drink liquid to help swallow the dissolved tablet.
It is important to take Generic Abilify regularly to get the most benefit.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Generic Abilify suddenly.
Abilify Missing Dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Generic Abilify and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Generic Abilify overdosage: drowsiness, vomiting, agitation, aggression, confusion, tremors, fast or slow heart rate, seizure, trouble breathing, feeling light-headed, or fainting.
Store Abilify at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.
Abilify More Info
Active Ingredient: Aripiprazole.
Other Ingredients: Disodium edetate, Fructose, Glycerin, Lactic acid, Methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218), Propylene glycol, Propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), Sodium hydroxide, Sucrose, Purified water,
Do not take Generic Abilify if you are allergic to Generic Abilify components.
Do not take Generic Abilify if you're pregnant or you plan to have a baby, or you are a nursing mother.
Generic Abilify is not for use in psychotic conditions that are related to dementia. Generic Abilify has caused fatal heart attack and stroke in older adults with dementia-related conditions.
Avoid using other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold medicine, pain medication, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by Generic Abilify.
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated. Drink plenty of fluids, especially in hot weather and during exercise. It is easier to become dangerously overheated and dehydrated while you are taking Generic Abilify.
Be careful with Generic Abilify if you have liver or kidney disease, heart disease, high blood pressure, heart rhythm problems, a history of heart attack or stroke, a history of breast cancer, seizures or epilepsy, trouble swallowing, a personal or family history of diabetes, phenylketonuria.
Generic Abilify may cause you to have high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). Talk to your health care provider if you have any signs of hyperglycemia such as increased thirst or urination, excessive hunger, or weakness.
If you are diabetic, check your blood sugar levels on a regular basis while you are taking Generic Abilify.
Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
Be careful with Generic Abilify if you are taking a medication to treat high blood pressure or a heart condition; carbamazepine (Tegretol), phenobarbital (Luminal, Solfoton), or phenytoin (Dilantin); rifabutin (Mycobutin) or rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane, Rifater); ketoconazole (Nizoral), itraconazole (Sporanox); quinidine (Cardioquin, Quinaglute); fluoxetine (Prozac), fluvoxamine (Luvox), or paroxetine (Paxil).
Do not stop taking Generic Abilify suddenly.