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If someone takes 435mg of abilify (aripiprazole) will it kill them?

If someone takes 435mg of abilify (aripiprazole) will it kill them?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself, please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you. If need be, you can call 911 for emergency services & they can provide transport. You can call the National Suicide hotline 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255. ...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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I am curious if I added vodka to zopiclone, Abilify (aripiprazole) and morphine would it kill me?

I am curious if I added vodka to zopiclone, Abilify (aripiprazole) and morphine would it kill me?

Suicide thoughts?: Are you asking this in order to prepare a lethal cocktail for yourself? If you are having imminent thoughts of suicide, please be evaluated immediately at your nearest emergency room. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for help from emergency services. There is always hope but sometimes one needs help to find it. ...Read more

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Can psychosis kill you? I'm seeing lots of things out of the corner of my eyes and I'm freaking a bit. I am taking Adderall, Paxil and Abilify (aripiprazole).

Can psychosis kill you? I'm seeing lots of things out of the corner of my eyes and I'm freaking a bit. I am taking Adderall, Paxil and Abilify (aripiprazole).

Get an eye exam: I'm not sure what you mean by things. If they are visual hallucinations they could be related to psychosis. However, if it's flashes and floaters you need to have an exam by an ophthalmologist to make sure your retina is OK. If it's occurring in both eyes it may be ocular migraine. Start with the eye exam. ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed Wellbutrin and Abilify (aripiprazole) for Adhd. Is this a good combo? He told me that stimulants kill people so he doesn't want to use them.

My doctor prescribed Wellbutrin and Abilify (aripiprazole) for Adhd. Is this a good combo? He told me that stimulants kill people so he doesn't want to use them.

Not usual treatment: This is not the usual treatment for ADHD
Sweeping generalizations are dangerous themselves.
It is possible that you misunderstood the doctor and he was trying to get you to take the medication for another condition. Clarify with your doctor and consider getting a second opinion. ...Read more

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How much Abilify (aripiprazole) for my OCD is too much?

OCD and abilify (aripiprazole): That is a question that needs to be answered by the doctor who is prescribing it. Best to discuss with that person, or get a consultation with a psychiatrist to determine if you are on the right medication, and what the appropriate dosage is. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it too much for just OCD to consume 10mg of abilify (aripiprazole)?

Can you tell me is it too much for just OCD to consume 10mg of abilify (aripiprazole)?

Hard to tell: OCD is a chronic but very treatable illness consisting of obsessions or compulsions. CBT and SSRI medications are the treatment of choice.

Aripiprazole (Abilify) is a second-generation antipsychotic that modulates serotonin and dopamine.

Ask your physician why he has added aripiprazole to your regimen.

Wish you the best. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's too much for just OCD to consume 10mg of abilify (aripiprazole)?

Can you explain if it's too much for just OCD to consume 10mg of abilify (aripiprazole)?

Hard to say: Not a first-line treatment for ocd, but sometimes prescribed off-label (along with an ssri). You will have to weigh risks and benefits-- potential adverse effects (e.g., metabolic) vs. How much it helps ; how much distress/impairment your ocd symptoms cause. With good psychotherapy ("exposure and response prevention" is the treatment of choice), you may find you need less medication, or none. ...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

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How will aripiprazole help me?

How will aripiprazole help me?

It depends: It depends on why it is being prescribed. Please speak to your physician to best understand why he or she is prescribing the medication and how it may help you. ...Read more

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Do you recommend aripiprazole and what is it for?

Do you recommend aripiprazole and what is it for?

Antipsychotic: Abilify (aripiprazole) partially activates Dopamine receptors in the brain. It's a newer antipsychotic and used in the treatment of schziphrenia, but is also used in severe psychotic depression as well as sometimes as for bipolar depression. ...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 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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What is the drug Abilify (aripiprazole) for?

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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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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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 if I took Abilify (aripiprazole) by itself would it help?

What if I took Abilify (aripiprazole) by itself would it help?

Use as an adjunct.: You are diagnosed w anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder & post traumatic stress disorder & you receive behavioral therapy. Abilify (aripiprazole) is not a solo medication for these conditions. It is always appropriate for severe dissociation uch as flashbacks. It can also be used for mood disorders. An ssri would be important to address your anxiety related disorders. I would not use it as a solo. ...Read more

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I'm taking abilify (aripiprazole). What diagnosis should I expect?

I'm taking abilify (aripiprazole). What diagnosis should I expect?

Wide range: Abilify (aripiprazole) is used in treating a wide variety of disorders and it has numerous fda indications. It is a treatment for psychosis (schizophrenia), a mood stabilizer (bipolar) and also a good augmenting agent for depression. ...Read more

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I have just taken 7, 5ml abilify, (aripiprazole) what will happen?

I have just taken 7, 5ml abilify, (aripiprazole) what will happen?

If this is an: Overdose (i am assuming it is) please go to the nearest emergency room. Either have a friend or family drive you or if need be call 911 for transportation. Clearly something is very wrong if you are overdosing on medication. Help is available. Take care. ...Read more

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I'm taking Abilify (aripiprazole) what time should I be taking it?

When tolerate it: Some people wake up with taking abilify (aripiprazole); whereas, some people get tired after taking abilify (aripiprazole). Try it mid-day and see what your response is. If it makes you tired, take it at night. If it wakes you up, take it in the morning. ...Read more

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Does Abilify (aripiprazole) caused anxiety?

Does Abilify (aripiprazole) caused anxiety?

Abilify (aripiprazole): In some, it can lead to irritability, anxiety & agitation, depending on dose. ...Read more

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Can Abilify (aripiprazole) cause sudden death?

Can Abilify (aripiprazole) cause sudden death?

Elderly/ dementia: According to the manufacturer: “elderly people with psychosis related to dementia (for example, an inability to perform daily activities as a result of increased memory loss), treated with antipsychotic medicines including abilify, (aripiprazole) are at an increased risk of death compared to placebo. Abilify (aripiprazole) is not approved for the treatment of people with dementia-related psychosis” see site below. ...Read more

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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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Can Abilify (aripiprazole) 20 mg cause akathisia?

Can Abilify (aripiprazole) 20 mg cause akathisia?

Yes: Everyone responds differently, but it is certainly possible to experience akathisia with abilify (aripiprazole). Talk to your doctor about your treatment options. ...Read more

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How does Abilify (aripiprazole) affect your sugar?

How does Abilify (aripiprazole) affect your sugar?

Aripiprazole, Sugar: Aripiprazole is a second-generation antipsychotic that is also approved for bipolar disorder and as an adjunctive medication for major depression. Side effects can include increased blood sugar, increased risk of developing diabetes, increased cholesterol and weight gain. All of these parameters must be carefully monitored for a patient on this medication. Not all patients develop side effects. ...Read more