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Arpizol 15mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Arpizol Tablet uses include treatment of symptoms of Schizophrenia. It is also used to treat irritability due to autism. Arpizol tab is also part of the treatment for Tourette’s syndrome. Tourette’s s...
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ContainsAripiprazole(15.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Autistic disorder, Tourette’s syndrome
Side effectsAppetite changes, Pain in joints, Stomach pain
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Arpizol 15 MG

  • Treatment of schizophrenia
  • Treatment of symptoms of mania and depression
  • Treatment of irritability due to autism
  • Treatment of Tourette’s disorder in children

Contraindications of Arpizol 15 MG

If you are allergic to Aripiprazole. If you have a history of cardiac disorders. If you are a senior citizen with dementia.

Side effects of Arpizol 15 MG

  • Nervousness
  • Restlessness
  • Heartburn
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Increased saliva production

Precautions and Warnings of Arpizol 15 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Arpizol Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Arpizol Tab should not be used during pregnancy. If pregnant women consume the Arpizol tab in their last trimester, then it may make their newborns vulnerable to problems like abnormal muscle movement and withdrawal symptoms.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take an Arpizol Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Arpizol Tab passes in the breast milk. Lactating mothers consuming Arpazol Tab should monitor their infants for symptoms like lethargy, insomnia, appetite changes or irritability.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Arpizol Tablet?
A:
Arpizol Tab may cause drowsiness. It is better to avoid activities like driving that require mental concentration after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Arpizol Tablet?
A:
No. Alcohol can increase the drowsiness experienced after taking Arpizol Tab. Consuming alcohol with Arpizol Tab may also increase your risk of liver damage.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are scheduled for any surgery.
  • You are consuming any ayurvedic or homoeopathic medicines.
  • You are planning any vigorous physical activity. Aripiprazole may make it difficult for your body to cool down.
  • You get thoughts of self-harm or suicide while taking Arpizol Tab.
  • You have ever had a problem due to low white blood cell count.
  • You have suffered from dehydration in the past.
  • You’re consuming vitamins, supplements and other medicines.
  • Don’t miss your appointments with your doctor, as regular monitoring is necessary while taking this medicine.

Mode of Action of Arpizol 15 MG

How Does It Work?

Arpizol contains Aripiprazole that rebalances dopamine and serotonin(substances are responsible for your mood and feeling of well-being). This improves your mood, behaviour and thinking. This also pro...
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Directions for Use of Arpizol 15 MG

  • Your doctor will start with a mild dose of Arpizol Tablet.
  • The dose will be adjusted depending on your response to the medicine.
  • Older adults will be given a lower dose of Arpizol Tab.
  • You can take this tablet before or after food.
  • Swallow Arpizol Tab whole with water.
  • Do not crush it or add it to food or drinks.

Interactions of Arpizol 15 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antidepressants: Arpizol may react with antidepressants like Fluoxetine, Paroxetine and Nefazodone to raise the blood levels and side effects. You become more likely to develop side effects like drows...
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  • Antifungals: Combining Arpizol with antifungals like Fluconazole, Ketoconazole and Itraconazole can reduce the metabolism of Aripiprazole.
  • Antiarrhythmic agents: Consuming Quinidine with Arpizol will increase aripiprazole in your blood.
  • HIV medicines like protease inhibitors:
  • Indinavir - Indinavir can reduce the metabolism of Aripiprazole when taken together.
  • Ritonavir - Ritonavir can increase the concentration of aripiprazole in blood when taken with Arpizol Tab.
  • Saquinavir - Saquinavir may decrease the metabolism of Aripiprazole if taken together.
  • Anti-seizure medicines like:
  • Carbamazepine - Combining Arpizol Tab with Carbamazepine results in a reduction in the concentration of aripiprazole in the blood.
  • Tuberculosis medicines: Medicines like Rifampicin and Rifabutin may reduce the effects of Aripiprazole.

Interactions with food items

  • Seek your doctor’s advice before consuming grapefruit juice.
  • Drink plenty of water while taking Arpizol Tab.

Storage and disposal of Arpizol 15 MG

Store Arpizol Tab in a clean and dry place that is inaccessible to children and pets. Arpizol Tab can be stored at room temperature. Shield Arpizol tab from moisture, high heat and direct sunlight. Th...
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Dosage of Arpizol 15 MG

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if you have taken an overdose of Arpizol Tab. You could experience problems like sleepiness, tremors and vomiting if you have consumed an extra dose of the medicine

Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Arpizol Tab, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose of Arpizol Tab, then skip the missed dose. Avoid missing doses as it will reduce the ef...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have been consuming Arpizol for the past few days. I have not seen any improvement in my condition. Why?

A: Arpizol Tab may need a few weeks to start showing its effect. The period in which maximum efficacy can be seen may vary from individual to individual.

Q: Will I have to take Arpizol Tab for a long period?

A: That depends on your reasons for using Arpizol Tab. If you are taking Arpizol Tab for treatment of schizophrenia symptoms, then you may need to take it for a long duration. It also depends on how your body responds to the medicine.

Q: I have started gaining weight after taking Arpizol Tab? Should I stop taking this medicine?

A: Arpizol Tab may cause weight gain in some patients. Talk to your doctor about it. Never discontinue Arpizol Tab without a doctor's advice, or you may experience withdrawal symptoms like uncontrolled speech, uncontrolled shaking or facial tics
Product Details
Brand
ARPIZOL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/08/2022
Last Updated on: 24 Feb 2022 | 10:05 AM (IST)
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