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I'm taking 15 mg Aripiprazole as prescribed. I don't feel anything. How do I know I need it? What's the possible long-term side effects?

I'm taking 15 mg Aripiprazole as prescribed. I don't feel anything. How do I know I need it? What's the possible long-term side effects?

It depends upon: Why you’re prescribed it. Aripiprazole is used for certain mood disorders, psychosis, etc, and how long you’ve been taking it. The changes may be subtle over time. Long term effects may include movement disorders (EPS/TD), changes in blood chemistry/glucose, etc, and others. Please discuss these issues with your prescriber. Good luck! ...Read more

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How slow must one withdraw from Abilify (aripiprazole) in order to prevent long term side effects and withdrawal effects?

Best if you talk w/: Your prescribing dr should know your plan and provide advice and monitoring. But if you must do it yourseld - do it w/ great patience. Step down week by week 5 mg. This may even be too fast, so if you notice problems, slow it more for a week. It is advised that you do not decide to use Abilify (aripiprazole) again in the future - so be pretty sure about this. http://waysandhow.com/how-to-stop-taking-abilify. ...Read more

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Does taking Abilify (aripiprazole) with Zoloft increase the risk for side effects especially dizziness? Worried i will be dizzy if i take it. Zoloft 25 mg Abilify (aripiprazole) 2

Does taking Abilify (aripiprazole) with Zoloft increase the risk for side effects especially dizziness? Worried i will be dizzy if i take it. Zoloft 25 mg Abilify (aripiprazole) 2

Abilify (aripiprazole): At this low dose, most likely not. You migh try taking them at different times, one in morning and one in evening, but let your doctor know first. ...Read more

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What are the side effects from abilify (aripiprazole)?

What are the side effects from abilify (aripiprazole)?

Abilify (aripiprazole) side effects: may include: anxiety, agitation, sedation, restlessness, insomnia, lightheadedness, confusion, apathy, depersonalization, amnesia, blunted affect, vertigo, impaired memory, mania, delirium, akathesia, Neuroleptic malignant syndrome, ^ blood sugar levels, ^ cholesterol & triglycerides, tardive dyskinesia, v white blood cells, seizures, low blood pressure. ...Read more

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Will the side effects from Abilify (aripiprazole) go away over time?

Abilify (aripiprazole): Depends on the side-effects & the Abilify (aripiprazole) dosing. ...Read more

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What are the side-effects of abilify (aripiprazole)?

What are the side-effects of abilify (aripiprazole)?

Side effects: Extreme restlessness, muscle stiffness, rigidity, "non-fluid" body movements, involuntary movements or tics, and weight gain. Rarely it can affect blood sugar, cause a rash, and promote heart rhythm problems. Some suggest that any new physical or emotional problem that begins after the onset of taking a new medicine should be assumed to be due to that medicine unless proven otherwise. ...Read more

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Are there any major side-effects of abilify (aripiprazole)?

Are there any major side-effects of abilify (aripiprazole)?

There can be.: Neuroleptic malignant syndrome, seizures, mania, delirium, & allergic rxn. Other possible side effects include: anxiety, agitation, sedation, restlessness, insomnia, lightheadedness, confusion, apathy, depersonalization, amnesia, blunted affect, vertigo, impaired memory, ^ blood sugar levels, ^ cholesterol & triglycerides, tardive dyskinesia, v white blood cells, or low blood pressure. ...Read more

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