Abilify Oral Solution Aripiprazole and/or alternatives
Abilify 1mg/mLManufacturer: Bristol Myers Squibb Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
This item requires a prescription from your doctor
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Description of Abilify Oral Solution
Abilify Oral Solution has aripiprazole as its active ingredient, and it belongs to the class of atypical type of anti-psychotic drugs. Other inactive ingredients involved in the drug include fructose, disodium edetate, dl-lactic acid, glycerin, propylene glycol, methylparaben, sodium hydroxide, propylparaben, purified water and sucrose. The medicine is available in the form of an oral solution which is colorless to yellowish in color. You can buy Abilify Oral Solution in natural orange cream and other flavors.
Indications & Dosage of Abilify Oral Solution
Abilify Oral Solution is indicated for the treatment of certain mental or mood disorders, including bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Your doctor may ask you to take this medicine along with any other drugs in order to treatment depression. It works by restoring the balance of neurotransmitters in your brain so that you can think more clearly and feel less nervous. In some instances, Abilify Oral Solution can also be used for reducing the severity and frequency of mood changes in certain patients.
Your doctor will usually advise you to take Abilify Oral Solution 1mg/ml once a day. However, the dosage depends on your medical condition, other medical conditions you are suffering from, and how your body responds to Abilify Oral Solution. You can take the oral solution with or without food.
Side Effects & Interactions of Abilify Oral Solution
Patients using Abilify Oral Solution may commonly experience nausea, tiredness, dizziness, lightheadedness, blurred vision, vomiting, weight gain, drowsiness, constipation, or excessive saliva production or drooling. These are mild side effects of the drug and often subside over time. However, seek medical attention if you experience any serious side effects of Abilify Oral Solution, such as:
- Extreme weakness
- Pounding or fast heartbeat
- Several mental or mood changes (e.g. suicidal thoughts, increased anxiety or depression)
- Restlessness, tremors
- Trouble swallowing
- Mask-like expressions of the face
- Muscle stiffness or spasms
- Swelling on the ankles or feet
- Signs of a new infection (e.g. Persistent throat soreness, fever
In some cases, Abilify Oral Solution may lead to tardive dyskinesia, symptoms of which include unusual uncontrolled movements of the face, mouth, legs, arms or tongue.
You must watch out for symptoms of a fatal nervous system disorder known as neuroleptic malignant syndrome during Abilify Oral Solution treatment. Such symptoms include fast heartbeat, confusion, fever, muscle stiffness, increased sweating, or increased or decreased urination. Inform your doctor at once if you develop any of these symptoms.
Before you buy Abilify Oral Solution, inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking at present, especially dopamine agonists (e.g. bromocriptine), alpha blockers (e.g. prazosin), calcium channel blockers (e.g. diltiazem), diuretics (e.g. hydrochlorothiazide), azole antifungals (e.g. ketoconazole), anti-seizure drugs (e.g. carbamazepine), SSRI antidepressants (e.g. fluoxetine), phenothiazines (e.g. thioridazine) or tricyclic antidepressants (e.g. amitriptylline).
Warnings & Precautions of Abilify Oral Solution
Inform your doctor beforehand if you have a problem with flow of blood in your brain (e.g. stroke or cerebrovascular disease), dehydration, diabetes, nervous system disorder (e.g. NMS, epilepsy, dementia), heart problem (e.g. irregular heartbeat, heart failure, coronary artery disease, low blood pressure), obesity, low white blood cell count, drug/alcohol addiction, or trouble swallowing.