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Arpizol 5mg Tablet

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Arpizol 5 MG Description

Arpizol Tablet is an antipsychotic and mood stabiliser primarily used to treat mood disorders such as schizophrenia, autism-related irritability, and Tourette's syndrome. In addition, Arpizol Tablet,

in combination with other antidepressant medications, aids in treating mental depression. Schizophrenia impairs a person's capacity to feel, think, and act rationally. Tourette's syndrome is a neurological condition marked by involuntary, repeated motions or sounds (tics). Psychosis may be triggered by changes in the action of chemical messengers in the brain known as neurotransmitters (such as dopamine and serotonin). Arpizol Tablet contains Aripiprazole, which stabilises and blocks dopamine and serotonin receptors in the brain, preventing overactivity and reducing positive symptoms of schizophrenia such as hallucinations, misbelief, and unfriendly features. Arpizol Tablet boosts dopamine and serotonin receptor activation in various brain parts. It aids in the management of negative symptoms of schizophrenia, such as a lack of emotion, social isolation, poor focus, and memory loss. As a result, Arpizol Tablet helps to alleviate mood swings, sadness, and other psychotic issues. Take an Arpizol tablet whole with a glass of water, with or without food. It shouldn’t be crushed, chewed, or broken. Your doctor will tell you how often you should take an Arpizol 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. Most Arpizol Tablet side effects do not require medical treatment and fade away with time. Please visit your doctor if the side effects persist or worsen. Please inform your doctor if you are allergic to Arpizol Tablet or other medications. In senior patients over 65, Arpizol Tablet should be taken with caution. Adverse responses such as dizziness, inability to walk and balance, orthostatic hypotension (blood pressure drop after standing up), and drowsiness are more likely. If you're pregnant or breastfeeding, avoid using Arpizol Tablet and talk to your doctor. Children under 15 should not use Arpizol Tablets. Consult a doctor right away if you experience any self-harming ideas or behaviours while taking Arpizol Tablet. Before using the Arpizol tablet, tell your doctor if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, fits, involuntary muscular movements, especially in the face, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), blood clots, a history of stroke or heart attack, kidney or liver issues.


Product Summary

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ContainsAripiprazole(5.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Mania, Bipolar disorder, Tourette's syndrome, Irritability associated with Autism.
Side effectsAkathisia (inability to stay still), Muscle stiffness, Anxiety, Tremors, Acid or sour stomach, Dry mouth, Running nose, Weight gain, Blurred vision, Constipation, Dizziness, Fatigue, Headache.
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Uses of Arpizol 5 MG

  • Schizophrenia
  • Mania
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Tourette's syndrome
  • Irritability associated with Autism

Contraindications of Arpizol 5 MG

  • Diabetes
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • A type of movement disorder called parkinsonism
  • Tardive dyskinesia, a disorder characterised by involuntary movements of the face, mouth and tongue
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a reaction characterised by fever, muscle rigidity and confusion
  • Chronic heart failure
  • Orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • Seizures
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Dementia in an older person
  • Overweight

Side effects of Arpizol 5 MG

  • Akathisia (inability to stay still)
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Anxiety
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Dry mouth
  • Running nose
  • Weight gain
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Increased saliva production
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Nausea
  • Parkinsonism
  • Restlessness
  • Sleepiness
  • Tremors
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Arpizol 5 MG



Can I take Arpizol during pregnancy?
Arpizol Tablet is a Category C pregnancy medicine that should not be used during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester, because it could harm the foetus. In newborn children exposed to Arpizol Tablet during the third trimester, extrapyramidal and/or withdrawal symptoms may occur.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Arpizol while breastfeeding?
It is known that this medication is secreted in human breast milk. That's why feeding mothers are not advised to take Arpizol or stop feeding while on this medicine. Use only when necessary, and no other option is available.


Can I drive if I have taken Arpizol?
Arpizol can make you dizzy or cause vision difficulties like blurred vision. As a result, if you feel dizzy or have visual problems after taking Arpizol, don't drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Arpizol?
Alcohol should be avoided when taking Arpizol since it may raise the chance of adverse effects like dizziness, drowsiness, or problems concentrating.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop impulse control difficulties such as excessive eating, spending, addicted gambling, or abnormally strong sex desire so that the dose can be changed.
  • You observe sudden mood changes, odd movements, or suicidal thoughts.
  • You have trouble sleeping, they may urge you to take Arpizol first thing in the morning.
  • Arpizol has the potential to raise your blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Eat well, exercise often, and keep a close eye on your blood sugar and cholesterol levels.
  • Arpizol has the potential to raise blood glucose and cholesterol levels in the body. These indicators must be assessed before treatment begins, and they must be monitored on a regular basis.
  • Arpizol can induce involuntary tongue, lip, and face movements. The possibility of gradually lowering the dose or stopping the medication should be considered.
  • Arpizol withdrawal symptoms include nausea, headache, diarrhoea, dizziness, and irritability. Do not stop using Arpizol suddenly. Under the direction of your doctor, gradually reduce your dose.
  • Arpizol should be taken with caution in senior individuals over 65. It increases the risk of side effects such as dizziness, changes in mobility and balance, orthostatic hypotension (blood pressure dr...
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  • Arpizol should not be given to children under the age of 15.

Mode of Action of Arpizol 5 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient in Arpizol is aripiprazole, which is available as an oral tablet, an oral solution, and an injectable. It aids in treating psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, mood disorde...
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Directions for Use of Arpizol 5 MG

  • Arpizol Tablet should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor. Take an Arpizol Tablet orally whole with a glass of water, with or without food. It should not be crushed, chewed, or broken. Arpizol...
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Interactions of Arpizol 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Arpizol may interact with the following medicines:
  • Medicines used to lower high blood pressure (metoprolol)
  • Antipsychotics (olanzapine)
  • Antidepressants (fluoxetine, paroxetine, venlafaxine)
  • Antifungals (itraconazole, ketoconazole, clotrimazole)
  • Medicines used to treat irregular heartbeat (amiodarone, flecainide, quinidine)
  • HIV Medicines (nevirapine, efavirenz, indinavir, ritonavir)
  • Painkillers (ibuprofen)
  • Antibiotics (rifampicin, rifabutin)
  • Anticonvulsants (phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbital)
  • Medicines for heartburn/ indigestion (metoclopramide)
  • Muscle relaxants (cyclobenzaprine)
  • Antihistamines (cetirizine, diphenhydramine)

Interactions with food items

  • Grapefruit juice may interact with Arpizol Tablet. As a result, if you take an Arpizol Tablet with grapefruit juice, the efficacy of Arpizol Tablet may be reduced. Arpizol Tablet may interact with St....
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Storage and disposal of Arpizol 5 MG

Keep the Arpizol pill and oral fluids away from light and moisture at room temperature. Six months after opening or after the expiration date, whichever comes first, discard the oral solution. Keep ou...
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Dosage of Arpizol 5 MG


If you forget to take an Arpizol Tablet, do not take two doses at once because you risk overdosing. Never exceed the recommended dosage. In the event of an overdose, seek immediate medical attention.

Missed a Dose

If you miss taking a dose of Arpizol, remember to do so as quickly as possible. If your next dose is approaching, skip the missing dose and resume your regular dosing schedule of Arpizol. Do not take ...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take Arpizol while I'm on painkillers like ibuprofen?

A: No, taking Arpizol with ibuprofen is not recommended because co-administration of these medications may increase the risk of fits and raise the levels of Arpizol in the blood, resulting in more unwanted effects. However, before using Arpizol with any medications, talk to your doctor.

Q: Does Arpizol cause weight gain?

A: Weight gain may occur in some people taking Arpizol; however, it is not required for everyone on Arpizol to suffer this side effect. However, you should exercise regularly and avoid high-calorie drinks while taking Arpizol to avoid gaining weight. Instead, go for nonalcoholic beverages such as herbal tea and lemon water.

Q: I have dementia. Is it safe for me to take Arpizol?

A: Arpizol is not suggested for patients with dementia (loss of memory or other mental faculties), especially the elderly, because it might induce severe side effects such as stroke. If you have dementia or a history of stroke, you should consult your doctor before using Arpizol.
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