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Arip Mt 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Medical Description

Arip Mt Tablet is used for treating disorders like Schizophrenia, mood disorders (such as mania and bipolar disorder) and Depressive Disorder. It has a composition of aripiprazole, which belongs to a ...
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Product Summary

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ContainsAripiprazole(5.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, Major depressive disorder, Mania
Side effectsBlurred vision, Constipation, Nausea, Headache, Tremors, Dizziness, Anxiety, Increased saliva secretion, Difficulty sleeping.
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Arip Mt 5 MG

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Major depressive disorder
  • Mania

Contraindications of Arip Mt 5 MG

  • If you’re allergic to any element of Arip Mt Tablet
  • If you are an elderly adult who already has dementia-related psychosis, it can cause early death.
  • If you are already on other antipsychotic medication.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have impulse control disorders like addictive behaviour, inform your doctor. They may change the medicine or adjust the dose.
  • If you have any suicidal thoughts and behavior changes, especially in children.

Side effects of Arip Mt 5 MG

  • Blurred vision
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Tremors
  • Dizziness
  • Anxiety
  • Increased saliva secretion
  • Difficulty sleeping

Precautions and Warnings of Arip Mt 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Arip Mt Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, Arip Mt Tablets are unsafe during pregnancy. Studies have shown a definite risk to the developing unborn baby. Sometimes doctors may prescribe it during life-threatening conditions. Do not take it without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Arip Mt Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No, you should consult your doctor before taking the Arip MT tablet. It can be unsafe during breastfeeding. There is restricted data on the effects of this tablet on the breastfeeding baby. Studies suggested that the medicine may pass into the milk and cause undesirable effects on the baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Arip Mt Tablet?
A:
Arip Mt Tablet may cause side effects that could affect your driving ability. The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy. Do not drive if you are experiencing side effects after taking an Arip Mt Tablet.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Arip Mt Tablet?
A:
It is advisable to avoid alcohol with an Arip MT tablet. It can interfere with the function of the medicine and cause exaggerated side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have suicidal thoughts.
  • You have a seizure disorder and are on anti-epileptic medicines.
  • You have any heart condition or stroke
  • You have any respiratory diseases.
  • The effects of the medicine are exaggerated in older patients, so use it with caution.

Mode of Action of Arip Mt 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Arip Mt Tablet contains Aripiprazole. It belongs to a class of medications called antipsychotics. It helps to regulate the amount of certain chemicals in the brain. These chemicals are dopamine and se...
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Directions for Use of Arip Mt 5 MG

  • Take the Arip Mt Tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Read the prescription pamphlet carefully before using it. Talk to your doctor if you are unclear about the instructions.
  • Do not exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.
  • Do not break the tablet or chew it.
  • Take the pill as a whole, with a glass of water.
  • Do not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not take if the package has been opened.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking this medication, as it can lead to withdrawal effects.

Interactions of Arip Mt 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and non-prescription medications you are taking or plan to take as there is a chance of medicine Interaction with the following medicine given below-
  • If you are using high blood pressure medicine like captopril, enalapril, and atenolol.
  • If you are taking treatment for other psychiatric conditions like depression, anxiety, etc., these may interact and make you more drowsy.
  • If you are using medications for abnormal heart rhythm like amiodarone, quinidine, etc.
  • If you are getting treated for fungal and bacterial infection
  • If you are using HIV or TB medications
  • If you are using Seizure medication like phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbital, etc.
  • If you are taking St John’s wort (a medicinal herb that treats depression).

Interactions with food items

  • Food doesn’t influence the effect of Arip Mt Tablet. Talk to your doctor about any supplements or herbal drinks you are currently taking before using this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Arip Mt 5 MG

Store Arip Mt Tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from sunlight. Keep the medication away from animals and children in a locked cabinet. Do not remove the medicine from its packet ...
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Dosage of Arip Mt 5 MG

Overdose

Arip Mt Tablet overdose can cause symptoms like dizziness, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, drowsiness, slight tremor, anxiety, changes in blood pressure, confusion, agitation, sleep disturbances. Large ov...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed a dose, check the information given on the leaflet with the medication or ask your doctor about the same. Take the next dose of Arip Mt Tablet as and when you remember it. If it is time ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I Stop taking Arip Mt Tablet on my own?

A: No, you are not recommended to stop taking Arip Mt Tablet without consulting your doctor abruptly. It may worsen the condition, cause recurring symptoms, or lead to withdrawal symptoms. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns.

Q: How long does it take for Arip Mt Tablet to show desirable effects?

A: Arip Mt Tablet may take a few days to weeks before we start to see any of its effects. It may take 4-6 weeks to notice the full benefits of this medicine.

Q: Does the Arip Mt Tablet cause weight gain?

A: Arip Mt Tablet may induce weight gain in some patients but not necessarily in everyone taking this medicine. While taking this tablet, try regular exercise and avoid high-calorie drinks to avoid weight gain.
Product Details
Brand
ARIP MT
Expires on or After
19/08/2022
Last Updated on: 02 Feb 2022 | 10:57 AM (IST)
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