What is Arpizol (Aripiprazole) used for?
Arpizol 10 (Aripiprazole) is an antidepressant that is effective in treating the symptoms of clinical depression and bipolar disorder. It is also used as an antipsychotic to treat patients suffering from schizophrenia and other mental conditions. This drug works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain. It can help to reduce feelings of anxiety, decrease hallucinations and other negative thoughts or emotions while also helping to give the patient a more positive outlook on life.
How should I use Arpizol (Aripiprazole)?
Arpizol 10 (Aripiprazole) tablets are taken orally. Patients are normally directed to take 10mg once per day as a starting dose. This drug can be taken with or without food. It is common for physicians to start the patient out on a low dose, and to gradually increase the dosage over time. You should always consult your physician before taking this medication, so that the correct dosage can be prescribed to you, and never exceed the recommended dosage.
What are the side effects of Arpizol (Aripiprazole)?
Some side effects which may occur as a result of taking Arpizol 10 (Aripiprazole) include:
Patients should consult their physician immediately if any of these side effects persist or worsen. In rare cases, this drug has been known to cause a side effect known as tardive dyskinesia. The symptoms of this include involuntary movements of the face, jaw and tongue. Consult your physician immediately if you notice any of these symptoms. Patients who notice symptoms such as high fever and muscles stiffness could be suffering from a rare side effect known as neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Seek immediate medical attention if these symptoms occur.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Arpizol 10 (Aripiprazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, especially diabetes, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.