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What type of untoward signs and symptoms might occur when first starting abilify (aripiprazole)?

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Dr. Seth Kunen
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Most are minor . .

Most common are gastrointestinal problems, headache, dizziness, an inner sense of restlessness (akathisia), anxiety, and problems sleeping.
More serious longer term problems include increased risk of stroke (look up nms for more info), tardive dyskinesia, and problems with metabolism, weight gain, blood pressure, and white blood cells. Shouldn't be used by elderly with dementia.

In brief: Most are minor . .

Most common are gastrointestinal problems, headache, dizziness, an inner sense of restlessness (akathisia), anxiety, and problems sleeping.
More serious longer term problems include increased risk of stroke (look up nms for more info), tardive dyskinesia, and problems with metabolism, weight gain, blood pressure, and white blood cells. Shouldn't be used by elderly with dementia.
Dr. Seth Kunen
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Abilify (aripiprazole)

Nausea, vomiting, constipation, headache, dizziness, restlessness, anxiety, insomnia, & less commonly tremors or twitching.

In brief: Abilify (aripiprazole)

Nausea, vomiting, constipation, headache, dizziness, restlessness, anxiety, insomnia, & less commonly tremors or twitching.
Dr. Alan Ali
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