Treatment: Aripiprazole (Abilify)

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Aripiprazole (Abilify)

Aripiprazole, or Abilify, is an antipsychotic drug that affects the behavior and activity of certain chemicals in the brain. Aripiprazole is the generic name for the brand-name drug Abilify. Aripiprazole/Abilify is often used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other psychotic illnesses. Aripiprazole may sometimes be part of a treatment regimen to manage major depressive disorder. Aripiprazole may also be used to manage aggressive behaviors, moodiness, and irritability in children (age 6 and up) with autistic disorder. Aripiprazole is not typically used to treat dementia-related psychotic conditions. Aripiprazole is available as a dissolvable tablet, tablet, and liquid. Aripiprazole cannot cure psychiatric conditions, but can help to control the symptoms.

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NO!! Should never be administered!!4/21/2012 at 09:26 PM
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Last updated on Sep 16 2012 at 13:29
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