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Drug information on Aripra (Aripiprazole) from Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. (Solus)


Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. (Solus)
Generic : Aripiprazole
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Aripiprazole

Aripiprazole(Abilify) generic Aripra is an atypical antipsychotic and antidepressant, prescribed for schizophrenia and depression. It regulates abnormal conditions like disturbed or unusual thinking, loss of interest in life, and strong or inappropriate emotions in adults and children greater than 13 years.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Aripra may be prescribed

Side effects of Aripra

  Central Nervous System: Dizziness, drowsiness, headache.

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: Initial dose: 10 to 15 mg once daily. Usual maintenance dose: 15 mg once daily. Adjust dose at intervals of at least 2 week. Max dose: 30 mg once daily, by mouth.

How to use Aripra?

This medication available in the form of tablet and solution to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Aripra not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity, pregnancy and lactation, children less than 18 years.

Warnings and Precautions for Aripra

Caution should also be exercised in patients with known heart diseases, brain diseases or conditions which would predispose patients to low blood pressure.

•Do not drive a car or operate hazardous machinery, including automobiles; do not drink alcohol while taking this drug.

• Avoid pregnancy and lactation.

Other Precautions for Aripra

Avoid changing the dose.

Storage Conditions for Aripra

Store at 25°C. Store it in air tight container and keep away from children.

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