How long is it supposed to it take for Abilify (aripiprazole) to begin working for schizophrenia?

4-7 days. Depending on the dose started and the schedule to increase to a target dose, generally 4-7 days one should see results (less symptoms overall).

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For schizophrenia do you take abilify (aripiprazole)?

It is one option. Abilify (aripiprazole) is one option used to treat schizophrenia. There are many other options as well. There are other reasons for prescribing Abilify (aripiprazole) such as bipolar disorder or major depression. Do not assume you have schizophrenia unless it has been specifically told you by your practitioner. Ask your psychiatrist about that if you have any questions. Best wishes. Read more...
A/W Dr. Jacobson. 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. A psychiatrist can prescribe abilify (aripiprazole) if indicated. Read more...

Does Abilify (aripiprazole) work well for schizophrenia?

Very well. For some, less for others. Like most psychiatric medications, hard to predict until you try it. Read more...
Yes. Abilify (aripiprazole) is considered to be a second generation antipsychotic and a Dopamine receptor regulator. It has proven to be safe and effective for the treatment of psychosis as in schizophrenia. Read more...

How successful is Abilify (aripiprazole) in managing schizophrenia / schizoaffective disorder with jealousy type delusions?

Good. Abilify (aripiprazole) is an excellent medication. However, as good as any medication is it must be matched with a persons medical condition, diagnosis, and symptoms. This is a discussion which you should have with your doctor who knows these things about you. Read more...