Abilify Drug

Important Information about Abilify

  • Its generic name is aripiprazole.
  • It is an atypical antipsychotic, used in the treatment of schizophrenia and symptoms of bipolar disorder and autistic children, in the treatment of irritability.
  • It must be stored at room temperature and away from the moisture.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this drug and do not use this drug to children without doctor’s advice.
  • Tell your doctor in advance if you have any liver diseases or previous heart attacks etc.

Abilify Side Effects:

  • Fever, stiff muscles, confusion, sweating, fast or uneven heartbeats.
  • Jerky muscle movements you cannot control.
  • Sudden numbness or weakness, headache, confusion, or problems with vision, speech, or balance.
  • Increased thirst or urination, loss of appetite, fruity breath odor, drowsiness, dry skin, nausea, and vomiting.
  • Seizure.
  • Thoughts of hurting yourself.
  • Feeling like you might pass out.
  • Jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes).
  • Urinating less than usual or not at all.

Less serious Abilify side effects may include:

  • Choking or trouble swallowing.
  • Dizziness, drowsiness, or weakness.
  • Constipation, mild stomach upset.
  • Headache, anxiety.
  • Sleep problems.
  • Weight gain.