Abilify (Aripiprazole) is an antipsychotic medication used to treat the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and Tourette’s syndrome or to treat depression in combination with other medication. Abiligy works by changing the actions and restoring the balance of natural certain chemicals within the brain. Aripiprazole can help to improve concentration, decrease hallucinations and help you to think more positively about yourself.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common side Abilify side effects may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following aripiprazole side effects:
Q: How long does it take Abilify to work?
A:It can take several weeks before you get the full benefit of this medication, and you should continue to take Abilify even if you feel well.
Q: Is there an Abilify generic alternative?
A: Generic Abilify is known as Aripiprazole and could offer better savings. Abilify and Aripiprazole are available in 5mg, 10mg, 15mg, 20mg and 30mg strengths. Only brand name Abilify is available in 2mg.