Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
56.5
₹5.65/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ariphrenz Tablet

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Uses of Ariphrenz Tablet

Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Side effects of Ariphrenz Tablet

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Headache, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Blurred vision, Sleepiness, Dyspepsia, Increased saliva production, Parkinsonism, Akathisia, Dystonia, Restlessness, Dizziness, Constipation, Tremor, Anxiety, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping).

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How to use Ariphrenz Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Ariphrenz Tablet works

Ariphrenz 5mg tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts.

In Depth Information on Ariphrenz Tablet

Expert advice for Ariphrenz Tablet

  • Take special precaution while taking aripiprazole if you have high blood sugar or family history of diabetes ; seizure (fits), involuntary, irregular muscle movements, especially in the face; disease of heart or its blood vessels (cardiovascular diseases).
  • Do not use  aripiprazole if you feel you have gained weight, develop unusual movements, feel excessively sleepy so much that it interferes with your daily activities, or develop difficulty in swallowing, allergic reaction.
  • Avoid using aripiprazole if you are elderly patient and are suffering from dementia (loss of memory and other mental abilities), or if you have ever had stroke or “mini” stroke.
  • Do not take aripiprazole if you are having any thoughts or feelings about hurting yourself (suicidal thoughts and behaviors), as these have been reported when treated with aripiprazole.
  • Avoid using aripiprazole if you suffer from muscle stiffness or inflexibility with high fever, sweating, altered mental status, or very rapid or irregular heartbeat.
  • Do not drive or use any tools or machines if you feel drowsy after taking aripiprazole.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, AF 150mg Tablet DT

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ariphrenz 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Aripiprazole

No, Ariphrenz is not an addictive, narcotic or controlled substances
Yes, Ariphrenz is generic name of Abilify, the trade name
No, Ariphrenz belongs to a group of medications called antipsychotic
Yes, it belongs to a group of medications called atypical antipsychotic.
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