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What are the most common side affects of abilify (aripiprazole)?

What are the most common side affects of abilify (aripiprazole)?

Dr Reynolds listed: most common. Here are other possible side effects: anxiety, agitation, sedation, restlessness, insomnia, lightheadedness, confusion, apathy, depersonalization, amnesia, blunted affect, vertigo, impaired memory, mania, delirium, Neuroleptic malignant syndrome, ^ blood sugar levels, ^ cholesterol & triglycerides, tardive dyskinesia, v white blood cells, seizures, low blood pressure. ...Read more

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For what length of time do the side efffects of Abilify (aripiprazole) last?

For what length of time do the side efffects of Abilify (aripiprazole) last?

Abilify (aripiprazole): Depends on dose, how long u been on it, if taken with other medications or if dose increased recently. Best to consult the doctor that prescribed it. ...Read more

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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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I've been taking 2.5mg of Aripiprazole a day for 6 months now, with no side effects. How likely is that I'll start getting side effects in the future?

I've been taking 2.5mg of Aripiprazole a day for 6 months now, with no side effects. How likely is that I'll start getting side effects in the future?

Aripiprazole (Abilif: I understand your concern. Aripiprazole (Abilify) is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder (manic depression). Aripiprazole 2.5mg a day is a small dose for these diagnoses. See Psychiatrist to discuss Diagnosis; need of Aripiprazole at this time, its benefits and side effects, and decreasing the dose. Have Therapy for stresses in your life and to develop coping skills. ...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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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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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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Will the side effects from Abilify (aripiprazole) go away over time?

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