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Doctor insights on: Abilify Alcohol Interaction

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Can I mix alcohol with abilify (aripiprazole)?

Can I mix alcohol with abilify (aripiprazole)?

I wouldn't: Alcohol and Abilify (aripiprazole) side effects

drinking alcohol may increase your risk of certain Abilify (aripiprazole) side effects, such as drowsiness or low blood pressure (when sitting or standing up). You may also be more sensitive to the effects of alcohol if you are taking abilify (aripiprazole). You may not be able to safely drink as much alcohol as you were used to drinking in the past. ...Read more

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If I mix Abilify (aripiprazole) and alcohol together, what will happen?

If I mix Abilify (aripiprazole) and alcohol together, what will happen?

Nothing good.: The combination of alcohol and Abilify (aripiprazole) will increase your chances of side effects from abilify (aripiprazole). The severity of the side effects is also increased. Need to relax? Try a massage. It's healthier than alcohol and you can drive after engaging in it! ...Read more

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Is it okay if I drink alcohol while taking abilify (aripiprazole)?

Is it okay if I drink alcohol while taking abilify (aripiprazole)?

Don't do that.: It is recommended that you do not combine Abilify (aripiprazole) with alcohol. It can increase the chances and severity of side effects common w/ Abilify (aripiprazole) usage. ...Read more

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Can Abilify (aripiprazole) and alcohol result in having seizures?

Can Abilify (aripiprazole) and alcohol result in having seizures?

Yes and no: Abilify (aripiprazole) can cause seizures (a rare, serious side effect).
Alcohol withdrawal can cause seizures.
Abilify (aripiprazole) is an antipsychotic. Typically, these two substances should not be taken with alcohol as they can lead to severe nervous system depression. If this is a problem, you should share this with your doctor and devise a plan. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohol with 10mg abilify, 150 of zoloft, and 50 of toprol (metoprolol)?

Is it safe to drink alcohol with 10mg abilify, 150 of zoloft, and 50 of toprol (metoprolol)?

Agree w Dr Seagraves: Strongly recommend against mixing abilify, alcohol. zoloft and metoprolol. Didn't your doctor and pharmacist already tell you that this was contraindcated?? ...Read more

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I got out of rehab for alcohol and Ativan 4 days ago. While I was in rehab I was started on neurontin 600 mg tid, abilfy 5 mg qd, vistaril 50 mg q4 hrs prn, baclofen 20 mg q hs, naltrexone 50 mg q hs. I've been having tremors and I'm very dizzy when I st

I got out of rehab for alcohol and Ativan 4 days ago. While I was in rehab I was started on neurontin 600 mg tid, abilfy 5 mg qd, vistaril 50 mg q4 hrs prn, baclofen 20 mg q hs, naltrexone 50 mg q hs. I've been having tremors and I'm very dizzy when I st

Incomplete question: Unfortunately your question was cut off. To provide you the best response I will need to know the complete question. You are on some potent medications that might make you dizzy but don't stop without checking with a physician. You should have had a followup appointment. ...Read more

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What are the interactions of chantix with prestiq and abilify (aripiprazole)?

What are the interactions of chantix with prestiq and abilify (aripiprazole)?

Anxiety: Chantix has been associated with increased restlessness and labile mood in patients who receive psychiatric treatment. You should discuss your situation with your psychiatrist before taking it.
Some patients do well while others have problems. ...Read more

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My pdoc told me that interactions between Wellbutrin (bupropion) and Aripiprazole are nothing to worry in my case. But on the internet I read "major interaction".

My pdoc told me that interactions between Wellbutrin (bupropion) and Aripiprazole are nothing to worry in my case. But on the internet I read "major interaction".

Interactions: Drug interactions doesn't mean that two drugs shouldn't be taken together. It means they interact. Most commonly, and in this case, they refer to how they may influence each others' metabolism -- resulting in either a higher or lower lever. People vary in metablism of drugs. And, it means, as your doctor probably knows, that doses are incremented in small amounts and slowly, for safety. ...Read more

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Any interaction btween Zoloft Abilify (aripiprazole) trazadon busparone?

Any interaction btween Zoloft Abilify (aripiprazole) trazadon busparone?

Potentially: Combination of Zoloft, trazodone & buspar can increased potential for serotonergic reactions which can be severe. Trazodone or zoloft when mixed with abilify can ^ risk for sedation, dizziness or confusion. ...Read more

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Do antypsychotics (Abilify (aripiprazole) (aripiprazole) in particular) tend to reduce intense positive emotions? Could falling in love have an "interaction" with Abilify (aripiprazole)? :D

Do antypsychotics (Abilify (aripiprazole) (aripiprazole) in particular) tend to reduce intense positive emotions? Could falling in love have an "interaction" with Abilify (aripiprazole)? :D

Complicated: Different dootors will disagree. It will certainly tend to limit the impulsive or quasi-delusional aspect, and both of these may be important to treat. In some, it may involve a reduction in sexual desire. On the other hand in offering treatment to various syndromes, it may very well enable numerous other components of falling in love. It is distinctly not an anti-love drug. ...Read more

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My doc gave me paxil and abilify (aripiprazole), then the pharmacist said there is a major interaction and to not take them together. I see alot of ppl take these.

My doc gave me paxil and abilify (aripiprazole), then the pharmacist said there is a major interaction and to not take them together. I see alot of ppl take these.

Lots of experts: Would have your doctor talk with the pharmacist. I think direct confrontation can help clarify issues. In my opinion, if a pharmacist has a problem with a doctor's prescription, a phone call should ensue to the doctor, not provide confusing advice to the patient. ...Read more

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Interaction between Aripiprazole (@low dose) with Methylphenidate (antipsychotic &stimulant) in Treatment-resistant atypical depression?

Interaction between Aripiprazole (@low dose) with Methylphenidate (antipsychotic &stimulant) in Treatment-resistant atypical depression?

Talk to your doctor.: If both of these medications are being prescribed for you, you should speak to the doctor who is prescribing them. Although there is no documented adverse interaction between these two medications, every patient can react differently to medications. Of course you should only take these medications if they are being prescribed for you; don't try someone else's medication. ...Read more

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Can acetyl-l-carninite be taken while on abilify (aripiprazole)?

Can acetyl-l-carninite be taken while on abilify (aripiprazole)?

Yes: Acetyl-l-carnitine is a very safe naturally-occurring substance that your own body produces & has no known interactions with abilify (aripiprazole). It may even help reduce toxicity from abilify (aripiprazole). There is evidence that vitamin c, vitamin e, manganese and b vitamins may protect against tardive dyskenesia, a rare but serious side effect. I also advise very low doses of lithium for those on abilify (aripiprazole), see comments:. ...Read more

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Is aripiprazole a new drug?

Is aripiprazole a new drug?

Yes relatively: Abilify (aripiprazole) was approved in 2002. Fda indications include: schizophrenia, acute manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar disorder; an adjunct for the treatment of major depressive disorder; to treat irritability in children with autism. It is a Dopamine receptor partial agonist, which makes it unique compared to prior medications (even relatively new ones) for schizophrenia. ...Read more