Is Abilify (aripiprazole) safe to take?

Side effects. All medications have potential side effects. Some of those that can occur with ability include akathesia (ants in your pants sensation), weight gain, increased fats in blood, increased blood sugar. There is a theoretic risk for neuroleptic malignant syndrome and tardive dyskinesia. It is a medication that many of my patients use with good results. Take care.

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How safe is it to take cymbalta or abilify (aripiprazole)?

Safe with monitoring. Both medications are very safe if prescribed by doctors familiar with their use and with appropriate monitoring. The main serious adverse effects have to do with either the fact that the medicines may take a while to have beneficial effects (and during that early period when they have not helped, they can actually make things briefly worse) and preventable long term effects that require monitoring. Read more...
Genozyme/Genomind. You can actually get spit testing done by genozyme that let's you find out what genes are effecting psych issues, and can also see how your liver processes (or doesn't process)certain meds due to an abnormal pathway. For example cyp2c19, cyp2d6...Both play an important role in processing many psych meds. Too slow=side effects. Too fast=meds go out of system too fast ; don't work. Also check mthfr. Read more...

Is it safe to take four Abilify (aripiprazole) tablet for depression at once hypothetically speaking

Hypothetically . Hypothetically speaking, what is dosage for each of the Abilify (aripiprazole) tablets? What other medications are also being taken? And what is the clinical diagnosis? What is the person's prescribed dose of abilify (aripiprazole)? Read more...
To . To answer your question about the safety of taking above mentioned medication, i would be the cautious doctor (amongst the great majority of us!) and say take what is prescribed by the doctor. To go on a tangent, you have asked a very open question that is prone to more questions from us, some of which were asked earlier and includes what is the dose that was prescribed. Other questions i would ask you from a safety perspective include, but not limited to, what are your other medications taken (if any), what are your medical conditions (if any), what side effects have you noticed (if any) from abilify (aripiprazole). Read more...

About 1 month off of 15mg Abilify (aripiprazole) at bedtime, safe to take L-tryptophan 500mg 2-3 times daily regarding serotonin syndrome? Also taking a fat burner.

Yes. no concerns regarding serotonin syndrome one month after stopping your Abilify (aripiprazole) and using L-tryptophan. Be careful with the fat burner as many of these have substances which can be harmful. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck Dr. R. Read more...