A 39-year-old member asked:
on average, how long will abilify (aripiprazole) take to work?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Edward Kuhnley answered
45 years experience Child Psychiatry
Varies: It depends upon individual circumstances and adequacy of dose but Abilify (aripiprazole) usually begins to work in the first 1-3 weeks followed by continued improvement in responders. The prescriber should monitor your response and side effects to determine dose increases and adequacy of response if any. If no response, or if not tolerated, then prescriber may consider an alternate medication.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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