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Is it possible to overdose from abilify (aripiprazole)?

Is it possible to overdose from abilify (aripiprazole)?

Yes.: Why do you ask? If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a Abilify (aripiprazole) overdose to kick in?

How long does it take for a Abilify (aripiprazole) overdose to kick in?

Now or later: This medication can have an instant negative effect - like dystonia (muscle stiffness) and akathisia (intense restlessness). Most meds can also cause a rash - and if accompanying swelling involves the throat can cause death. Longer term use can lead to gradual accumulation of the med in the body - higher blood and tissue levels. Metabolic syndrome, lethargy, tics, dementia and parkinsonian shuffle. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a overdose of Abilify (aripiprazole) symptoms to kick in?

How long does it take for a overdose of Abilify (aripiprazole) symptoms to kick in?

Irrelevant: For overdose of any medication, you should seek immediate medical attention. Go to your nearest er where they can monitor you and decide if you may need treatment. ...Read more

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What would happen if I overdosed on abilify (aripiprazole)? What wouldthe effects be?

What would happen if I overdosed on abilify (aripiprazole)? What wouldthe effects be?

ARIPAPRAZOLE OVERDOS: Oral Aripiprazole overdosage causes vomiting, somnolence, and tremor, acidosis, aggression, atrial fibrillation, bradycardia, coma, confusional state, convulsion, blood creatine phosphokinase increased, depressed level of consciousness, hypertension, hypokalemia, hypotension, lethargy, loss of consciousness, qt prolongation, pneumonia aspiration, respiratory arrest, status epilepticu, tachycardia. ...Read more

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How long does an overdose on abilify (aripiprazole) take to kill you? I have a friend who takes it and I've noticed him getting worse.

How long does an overdose on abilify (aripiprazole) take to kill you? I have a friend who takes it and I've noticed him getting worse.

Overdose: If you think your friend has overdosed on Abilify (aripiprazole) for whatever reason, try to get him/her to an ER for assessment and treatment. ...Read more

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Do I need to go to a hospital if I overdosed on abilify (aripiprazole)?

Abilify (aripiprazole): Please call poison control now. Be prepared to tell them the dosage and the # of pills ingested. They will provide you with correct guidance. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on 150mg of trazodone, 525mg of zoloft, and 17.5mg of abilify (aripiprazole)?

Can you overdose on 150mg of trazodone, 525mg of zoloft, and 17.5mg of abilify (aripiprazole)?

Please don't.: That is a very high amount of zoloft. The trazodone ; Abilify (aripiprazole) are within normal dosage ranges. You can use national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255). Please get help now if you are considering taking an overdose. ...Read more

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I take trazadone, abilify, (aripiprazole) sertaline and adderall, is there a chance of overdose with this mixture of medicine?

Always: Always a possibility of overdose, but if taken as prescribed by your doctor, there should be no issues. Many drugs go through the same pathways for how they get broken down, so one may be absorbed more than another depending on the day. If concerned with your medication cocktail, ask your doctor who is prescribing them to go over them again with you as to why each is necessary. ...Read more

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Is it possible to overdose on 5x7.5mg zopiclone, 10x30mg morphine, 10x300mg pregabalin, 5x10mg Abilify (aripiprazole) and 5x150mg venlafaxine?

Overdosing: If considering overdose on anything, please don't. Instead, please talk to someone: your doctor, your family; your friends; call 911; go to an er; or call the suicide prevention lifeline: 1-800-273-talk (8255). ...Read more

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I recently overdosed. I took a months supply of abilify (aripiprazole). I received emergency treatment. Now I have a bruise on lower right belly. What do I do?

Major Depression: Your Life is Precious!
Reflect:
Your thoughts, feelings and behavior before starting Abilify
Your Diagnosis
Reasons for taking Abilify
Changes in thoughts, feelings and behavior after starting Abilify
Reasons to take overdose
Dizziness, confusion, falls

See Physician for bruise on lower right belly.
Provide this information to Psychiatrist, discuss Day Treatment center, Medication, Therapy ...Read more

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Abilify (aripiprazole) 10 mg?

Abilify (aripiprazole) 10 mg?

Antipsychotic: Ability is an atypical antipsychotic. It is used to treat a number of different symptoms and illnesses. ...Read more

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How does Abilify (aripiprazole) work?

How does Abilify (aripiprazole) work?

Good Question: The exact mechanism by which Abilify (aripiprazole) (generic aripiprizole) works is unknown. We know that Abilify (aripiprazole) selectively binds different receptors based upon dose. At low doses it treats depression by binding serotonin. At high doses it treats schizophrenia by binding dopamine. While these binding affinities are well documented, there may be other undiscovered mechanisms of action. Stay tuned! ...Read more

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Is Abilify (aripiprazole) safe to take?

Is Abilify (aripiprazole) safe to take?

Side effects: All medications have potential side effects. Some of those that can occur with ability include akathesia (ants in your pants sensation), weight gain, increased fats in blood, increased blood sugar. There is a theoretic risk for neuroleptic malignant syndrome and tardive dyskinesia. It is a medication that many of my patients use with good results. Take care. ...Read more

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How effective is abilify (aripiprazole)?

How effective is abilify (aripiprazole)?

Can be effective: Abilify (aripiprazole) can be quite effective for both positive and negative psychotic symptoms. It can also be used to treat depression, mania & hypomania. ...Read more

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What is Abilify (aripiprazole) good for?

What is Abilify (aripiprazole) good for?

A FEW THINGS: Abilify (aripiprazole) is in the class of atypical anti-psychotics or second generation. Abilfy has indications for schizophrenia which is a psychotic disorder and for bipolar disorder and for augmentation of a an antidepressant for depression. Comes in a variety of doses in pill form. Will be available in long acting injection. ...Read more

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When does Abilify (aripiprazole) expire?

When does Abilify (aripiprazole) expire?

Guidelines: There should be a date on the container. If not consult the pharmacist where you got the medication. There was recently a government publication that indicates that expiration dates may be too short and that medication remains viable for a much longer time. ...Read more

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Who should not take Abilify (aripiprazole)?

Who should not take Abilify (aripiprazole)?

Allergy: Someone who is allergic, has had a previous negative reaction or side effect.
Also anyone who does not have a condition for which it is indicated. ...Read more

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Can I take Abilify (aripiprazole) by itself?

Can I take Abilify (aripiprazole) by itself?

Possibly: Abilify (aripiprazole) is used to treat Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, as an adunjunct medication for recalitrant major depression & autism spectrum disorders. Off label uses include: dementia & alcohol abuse/dependence and the following for which there are no trials or minimal efficacy: Generalized anxiety disorder, Social phobia, ADHD, agitation, Eating Disorders, insomnia or borderline personality disorder. ...Read more

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What is the drug Abilify (aripiprazole) for?

Abilify (aripiprazole): Abilify (aripiprazole) is used to treat Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, as an adunjunctive medication for recalitrant major depression & autism spectrum disorders. Off label uses include: dementia & alcohol abuse/dependence and the following for which there are no trials or minimal efficacy: Generalized anxiety disorder, Social phobia, ADHD, agitation, Eating Disorders, insomnia, borderline personality disorder ...Read more

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How long to adjust to abilify (aripiprazole)?

How long to adjust to abilify (aripiprazole)?

Abilify (aripiprazole) adjustment: Most people who respond to Abilify (aripiprazole) do so in 2 weeks at 5 mg daily. Sometimes, your physician may start at a lower dose so it may take longer or require a dose change upward to be sure. Abilify (aripiprazole) has a very very long length of time in the body. I always tell patients that we may have to decrease the abilfy dose with time. I watch carefully for side effects later on in treatment-unusual situation. ...Read more

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How does Abilify (aripiprazole) help a person?

How does Abilify (aripiprazole) help a person?

A # of ways: Abilify (aripiprazole) can be used to treat depression, mania, hypomania & psychotic symptoms. ...Read more

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Could someone get high from abilify (aripiprazole)?

Could someone get high from abilify (aripiprazole)?

Not certain if this: Constitutes a high, but abilify (aripiprazole) may have the following effects: Anxiety, blurred vision, involuntary movements, restlessness that is unpleasant, fatigue and sedation; with prolonged use, some people may develop weight gain and metabolic changes. ...Read more

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Would someone get "high" from abilify (aripiprazole)?

Would someone get "high" from abilify (aripiprazole)?

What is High?: Notable side effects--sedtion, fatigue, depression, Dizziness, ataxia, slurred speech, weakness. Forgetfullness, confusion, hyper -excitability, nervousness, rare hallucinations, mania, rare hypotension, dry mouth.
Lifte threatenting effectts--Resp. Depression, rare hepatic dysfunction, blood dyscrasias. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: abilify (aripiprazole)?

Bipolar: Abilify (aripiprazole) belongs to atypical antipsychotic it's approved for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder also in small side work add on with antidepressant for resistant depression there are off label use its unique action of agonist and antagonist separate from other atypicals. ...Read more

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What is the biochemistry behind abilify (aripiprazole)?

What is the biochemistry behind abilify (aripiprazole)?

Abilify (aripiprazole): Abilify (aripiprazole) is partial Dopamine agonist (some increase in dopamine) plus serotonin antagonist, both of which cause some agitation & sweating. It can treat psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, Bipolar depression, and as adjunct to antidepressants in Major depression. ...Read more

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How long will it take for Abilify (aripiprazole) to work?

How long will it take for Abilify (aripiprazole) to work?

Depends: The time to onset of action of Abilify (aripiprazole) varies based on a number of factors including, among others, the condition being treated, how severe that condition is and how long it has been present. That being said you could begin to notice some effect within 3-7 days and continued improvement over 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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Could the restlessnesa of Abilify (aripiprazole) go away?

Could the restlessnesa of Abilify (aripiprazole) go away?

Please let your: Doctor know about this. Cogentin can help to eliminate this. In the meantime - benadryl (diphenhydramine) usually helps as well. ...Read more

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Is it best to take Abilify (aripiprazole) in the am or pm?

Is it best to take Abilify (aripiprazole) in the am or pm?

DEPENDS.: Depends on whether it makes you sleepy or not. Lower doses may be more energizing and higher doses more sedating. ...Read more

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Could akithisia subside when I'm on abilify (aripiprazole)?

Could akithisia subside when I'm on abilify (aripiprazole)?

Yes: Especially if you were switched from a less selective Dopamine blocking agent to abilfy. ...Read more

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What conditions can be treated with Abilify (aripiprazole)?

What conditions can be treated with Abilify (aripiprazole)?

Abilify (aripiprazole): Abilify (aripiprazole) is partial Dopamine agonist (some increase in dopamine) plus serotonin antagonist, both of which cause some agitation & sweating. It can treat psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, Bipolar depression, and as adjunct to antidepressants in Major depression. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about the drug abilify (aripiprazole)?

Can you tell me more about the drug abilify (aripiprazole)?

Abilify (aripiprazole): Abilify (aripiprazole) is in the atypical antipsychotic class of medications and is approved for use in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and adjunctively with an antidepressant for treatment resistant depression. If you're looking for more information on it I would recommend you go to www dot drugs. Com and type in abilify (aripiprazole). Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is there any substitution for use of abilify (aripiprazole)?

Is there any substitution for use of abilify (aripiprazole)?

Yes: Abilify (aripiprazole) is a third-generation antipsychotic medication. In addition to being prescribed for symptoms such as hallucinations and delusions, it can also be used to augment antidepressant response. Depending on the purpose your physician intended for it, other medications might be substituted -- but you would need to speak with him or her about this. ...Read more