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Arpizol 20mg Tablet

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Arpizol 20 MG Description

Arpizol 20 mg Tablet is an antipsychotic medicine and a mood stabiliser used in the treatment of mood disorders such as schizophrenia, treatment of depression, Tourette's syndrome, and autism-related

irritability. Schizophrenia impairs a person's capacity to feel, think, and act rationally. Arpizol 20 mg Tablet has aripiprazole that blocks dopamine and serotonin receptors in the brain, preventing hyperactivity. Arpizol 20 mg Tablet boosts dopamine and serotonin receptor activation in various parts of the brain. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, avoid using Arpizol 20 mg Tablet and seek medical advice. Children under the age of 15 should not take Arpizol 20 mg Tablet. See a doctor right away if you have any self-harming ideas or behaviours while using Arpizol 20 mg Tablet. Do not self medicate or abruptly stop using Arpizol 20 mg Strip Of 10 Tablets since it may lead to adverse effects.

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Product Summary

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ContainsAripiprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesBipolar depression, mania and schizophrenia.
Side effectsDrowsiness, headache, inability to sit still, difficulty in sleeping, indigestion, nausea
TherapyANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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uses

Uses of Arpizol 20 MG

  • According to CDSCO, Arpizol 20 mg is used in,
  • Treatment of various psychotic conditions like schizophrenia
  • Treatment of mood disorders like mania
  • Treatment of bipolar disorder
  • Treatment of symptoms associated with depression
  • Treatment of Tourette's syndrome
  • Treatment of autism-related irritability
contraindications

Contraindications of Arpizol 20 MG

  • If you take MAOIs (Monoamine oxidase inhibitors) or have taken them within the last 14 days
  • If you have kidney impairment or are on medication for kidney disorders, Arpizol 20 mg tablets can be unsafe for you.
  • If you have heart problems. Arpizol 20 mg can cause the heartbeat to speed up or change.
  • If you have a low heart rate or symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting.
  • If you have diabetes.
sideEffects

Side effects of Arpizol 20 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Inability to sit still
  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Blurred vision
  • Vomiting
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Arpizol 20 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Arpizol 20 mg during pregnancy?
A:
Do not take Arpizol 20 mg Tablets if you are pregnant. It is classified under group C pregnancy medication, and may be harmful. Seek medical advice before taking Arpizol 20 mg Tabs
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Arpizol 20 mg while breastfeeding?
A:
Use of Arpizol 20 mg tablets while breastfeeding is usually not suggested, as it may pass into breast milk and harm the newborn. If consumed, it is important to observe excessive drowsiness and weight gain in newborns. Before taking Arpizol 20 mg Tablets, talk to your paediatrician.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Arpizol 20 mg?
A:
Avoid driving or doing anything that requires your concentration because Arpizol 20 mg tablets are known to cause blurred vision, drowsiness, and dizziness.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Arpizol 20 mg Tablet?
A:
Avoid drinking alcohol with Arpizol 20 mg Tabs as it might cause sleepiness, dizziness, and concentration problems and increase the likelihood of side effects like impaired vision and muscle stiffness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience fluctuation in blood sugar levels.
  • You experience suicidal or self-harmful thoughts and behavioural changes after taking Arpizol 20 mg Tablet. Caretakers must be vigilant, especially in the case of adolescents and young adults.
  • You may experience moderate to severe drowsiness and impairment of physical ability.
  • You have angle-closure glaucoma, use this medication with caution.
  • You conceive during the course of Arpizol Tabs or are planning a pregnancy.
  • Your job involves activities that require a high level of mental attention, such as driving a car or operating machinery.
  • Arpizol 20 mg must not be administered to children under the age of 18, because the safety and efficacy of this medicine are not established.
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Mode of Action of Arpizol 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Arpizol 20 mg Tablet suppresses the dopamine receptors in the brain, thereby managing the positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia such as hallucinations, misbelief, and unfriendliness. Arpizol...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Arpizol 20 MG

  • Follow your doctor's instructions for taking Arpizol Tablet.
  • Do not alter the dosage of Arpizol 20 mg without consulting with the doctor.
  • Arpizol 20 mg tablet is not a chewable pill. Ensure you do not crush or break it before taking it.
  • Swallow Arpizol 20mg Tablet as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not discontinue the use of Arpizol 20 mg without first visiting your doctor.
  • Do not handle Arpizol Tabs with wet hands.
interactions

Interactions of Arpizol 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antihypertensive medications can interact with Arpizol 20 mg, causing dizziness, lightheadedness and fluctuating blood pressure levels.
  • Arpizol 20 mg can interfere with the therapeutic action of antidiabetic medications. So, blood glucose levels may rise with this co-administration of these two medications.
  • Prokinetic agents like metoclopramide interact with Arpizol 20 mg, increasing the risk of abnormal body movements and jerks in the arms and legs.
  • Antifungal agents like ketoconazole and itraconazole, when taken with Arpizol 20 mg, the reaction may lead to dizziness, dry mouth and irregular heartbeats.

Interactions with food items

  • Taking Arpizol 20 mg Tablet with grapefruit juice may diminish its effectiveness.
  • St. John's Wort and Arpizol 20 mg 10 may interact with each other.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Arpizol 20 MG

Keep Arpizol Tabs in a cool and dry place in its original container at temperatures below 30°C. Store Arpizol Tablets away from the reach of children and pets at home. Dispose of unused/expired Arpizo...
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dosage

Dosage of Arpizol 20 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Arpizol 20 mg Tablet overdose may be moderate or severe. Signs and symptoms of a mild overdose include drowsiness, visual disturbances, and mouth dryness. If you or someone you know has...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Arpizol 20 mg Tablets, consume it as soon as you recall. Skip the missed dose if the gap is too long or it is almost time for the next dose. Do not take two doses of Arpizol 20 m...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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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 diabetes. Will my sugar levels fluctuate with Arpizol 20 mg Tablets?

A: Yes, Arpizol 20 Tablets can cause a spike in blood sugar levels. It is usually not recommended for people who have diabetes. You must inform your doctor about your condition at the time of prescription. See a doctor if you experience signs of high blood sugar indicators such as dry mouth, excessive thirst or urination, or a fruity breath odour.

Q: Can Arpizol 20 mg Tablets be taken with painkillers?

A: Using Arpizol 20 mg Tablets with ibuprofen is not recommended because co-administration of these medications may raise the risk of seizures and increase the levels of Arpizol 20 mg Tablets in the blood, resulting in higher side effects. However, before taking Arpizol 20 mg Tablet with any medications, talk to your doctor.

Q: Can Arpizol 20 Capsule make you suicidal?

A: Yes, Arpizol 20 mg capsule can make you suicidal. People who have previously experienced suicidal thoughts, are younger than 25 years old, have a history of psychiatric issues, and have been treated with antidepressants are more likely to experience this. Call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital as soon as possible if you are having suicidal thoughts. It may also be good to speak with a family member or close friend.
Product Details
Brand
ARPIZOL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
02/05/2023
Last Updated on: 17 Mar 2022 | 09:28 AM (IST)
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