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How long does it take for abilify (aripiprazole) to get out of your system?

3 doctor answers12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
~5 half-lives: In general, we estimate that it takes 5 half-lives for something to get out of your system. Half-life is time necessary for level to drop by 50%. After 2nd half-life, only 25% remains. After 3rd, just 12.5%. After 4th, just 6.25% and after 5th, barely 3.125%. Half-life of Abilify (aripiprazole) is 75-146hrs so you're looking at 2-4wks roughly to get out of your system.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Abilify (aripiprazole) elimination: Elimination half life is 75 hours.
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Abilify (aripiprazole) duration: Abilify (aripiprazole) lasts over 3 days in the body but its effect may last longer. This may be even longer in an old person (over 69) side effects go away first, benefits may last longer.

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How long does it take to get Abilify (aripiprazole) out of your system?

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