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Arifine 2.5mg Tablet

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Arifine 2.5 MG Description

Arifine-2.5 Tablet is an antipsychotic mood stabiliser primarily used to treat mood disorders such as schizophrenia, autism-related irritability, and Tourette's syndrome. Uses of Arifine-2.5 Tablet a

lso include treating mental depression when used in conjunction with other antidepressant medications. Arifine 2.5 Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It affects ideas by altering the functioning of particular chemical messengers in the brain (dopamine and serotonin). Arifine-2.5 Tablets can be taken with or without food and should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Your doctor will tell you how often you should take an Arifine-2.5 Tablet based on your medical situation. Drowsiness, headaches, fatigue, akathisia (inability to sit still), problems sleeping, light-headedness, indigestion, shaking, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, and increased saliva production are all possible side effects of Arifine. The majority of these Arifine-2.5 Tablet 10's adverse effects do not require medical treatment and fade away with time. Please visit your doctor if the side effects persist or worsen. If you have diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, fits, involuntary muscular movements, particularly in the face, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, you should see a doctor and inform them about your pre-existing conditions before starting the dosage of Arifine 2.5 Tablets.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹35.70
You Save₹6.30 (15% on MRP)
ContainsAripiprazole(2.5 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Mania, Bipolar disorder, Tourette syndrome.
Side effectsHeadache, Nausea, Vomiting, Blurred vision, Sleepiness, Severe Dyspepsia (upper abdominal pain and discomfort), Increased saliva production, Restlessness, Dizziness, Constipation, Tremor, Anxiety, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
TherapyANTI-PSYCHOTICS
molecules
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uses

Uses of Arifine 2.5 MG

  • Schizophrenia
  • Acute treatment of manic and mixed episodes associated with Bipolar I disorder (brain disorder characterised by unusual shifts in the mood)
  • Adjunctive Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
  • Irritability Associated with Autistic Disorder
  • Treatment of Tourette’s disorder
contraindications

Contraindications of Arifine 2.5 MG

If you have any of the disorders listed below, you should not use Arifine 2.5 Tablet unless your doctor prescribes Arifine 2.5 Tablet to you. Heart failure Diabetes Bradycardia (slow heart rate) ...
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sideEffects

Side effects of Arifine 2.5 MG

  • Common side effects include:
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Blurred vision
  • Sleepiness
  • Severe Dyspepsia (upper abdominal pain and discomfort)
  • Increased saliva production
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Tremor
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Arifine 2.5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Arifine 2.5 tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Arifine-2.5 Tablet isunsafe to use during pregnancy. Limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Newborn babies exposed to Arifine-2.5 Tablet during the third trimester can have symptoms of tremor, somnolence, respiratory distress, or feeding disorder
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Arifine 2.5 tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Arifine 2.5 Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Arifine 2.5 Tablet is excreted in human milk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken an Arifine 2.5 tablet?
A:
Arifine-2.5 Tablet 10's can make you feel dizzy or cause vision difficulties like blurred vision and decrease your alertness. As a result, if you feel dizzy or have visual problems after taking the Arifine-2.5 Tablet, don't drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Arifine 2.5 tablet?
A:
When taking an Arifine-2.5 Tablet, you should avoid drinking alcohol because it may raise the chance of adverse effects like dizziness, sleepiness, or problems concentrating.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to aripiprazole or any other components of Arifine-2.5 Tablet.
  • You are above 65 years of age as there is an increased risk of adverse responses such as dizziness, changes in mobility and balance, orthostatic hypotension (blood pressure drop when standing up), and...
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  • Children under the age of 15 should not take Arifine-2.5 Tablets.
  • You experience any self-harming ideas or behaviours while taking Arifine-2.5 Tablet.
  • You develop impulse control disorders such as excessive eating, spending, gambling addiction, or an abnormally strong sex drive so that the dose can be adjusted suitably, or you can discontinue taking...
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  • You have diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, fits, involuntary muscle movements, especially in the face, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), blood clots, a history of stroke ...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Arifine 2.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Arifine-2.5 Tablet contains Aripiprazole, which stabilises and blocks dopamine and serotonin(chemical messengers) receptors in the brain, preventing overactivity and regulating positive symptoms of sc...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Arifine 2.5 MG

  • The dosage and duration of the Arifine 2.5 tablet are prescribed by your doctor. Arifine 2.5 tablets can be taken with or without food. However, it is recommended to take it after meals to prevent nau...
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interactions

Interactions of Arifine 2.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Arifine 2.5 may react with the following medicines:
  • Medicines used to lower high blood pressure (metoprolol)- additive effects in lowering your blood pressure
  • Antipsychotics (olanzapine) and antidepressants (fluoxetine) -increase side effects such as drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth
  • Antifungals (itraconazole, ketoconazole)-increase blood levels of Arifine 2.5 leading to symptoms similar to overdose
  • Medicines used to treat irregular heartbeat (amiodarone, flecainide, quinidine)-increase blood levels of Arifine 2.5 leading to symptoms similar to overdose
  • HIV drugs (nevirapine, efavirenz, indinavir, ritonavir)-decreased effect of Arifine 2.5 Tablet
  • Painkillers (ibuprofen)- increased risk of elevation of blood pressure
  • Antibiotics (rifampicin, rifabutin)-decreased effect of Arifine 2.5 Tablet
  • Anticonvulsants (phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbital)-decreased effect of Arifine 2.5 Tablet

Interactions with food items

  • Grapefruit juice may interact with Arifine-2.5 Tablet. As a result, if you take an Arifine-2.5 Tablet with grapefruit juice, the effect of Arifine-2.5 Tablet may be reduced.
  • Arifine-2.5 Tablet may interact with St. John's Wort (a herbal medicine used to treat depression) leading to decreased effect of Arifine 2.5 Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Arifine 2.5 MG

Arifine 2.5 tablets are stored at a temperature below thirty degrees celsius, far from direct sunlight and humidity. If there are disposal instructions on the package, please comply with them.
dosage

Dosage of Arifine 2.5 MG

Overdose

  • Vomiting, drowsiness, and tremor are common adverse responses associated with oral Arifine 2.5 tablets (alone or in combination with other medications). Acidosis, aggression, bradycardia, coma, confus...
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  • There is no specific information on how to treat Arifine 2.5 tablets overdose. Supportive therapy, maintaining a sufficient airway, oxygenation and ventilation, and symptom management should be the fo...
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Missed a Dose

A missed dose of Arifine 2.5 tablet should be taken as soon as the patient remembers to. In case after missing a dose, it's time for the second dose, don't take missed doses and continue with the regu...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Rashika Tripathi

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Arifine 2.5 Tablet addictive or habit-forming?

A: No, Arifine 2.5 Tablet will not make you addicted.

Q: Can I stop taking Arifine 2.5 tablets without consulting my doctor?

  • No, you should not stop taking an Arifine-2.5 Tablet without first visiting your doctor since this could make your problem worse or create recurrent symptoms. As a result, take the Arifine-2.5 Tablet ...
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Product Details
Brand
ARIFINE
Expires on or After
28/02/2023
Last Updated on: 02 Feb 2022 | 07:41 PM (IST)
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