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Asprito 5mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Asprito 5 mg belongs to a group of medicines called atypical antipsychotics. Aripiprazole is the active ingredient used in Asprito 5 mg. It works by regulating the levels of two chemical messengers, s...
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Product Summary

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ContainsAripiprazole(5.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Autism.
Side effectsHeadache, Dizziness, Uncontrolled muscle movements, Weight gain, Constipation, Diarrhoea
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Asprito 5 MG

  • Asprito 5 mg is primarily used in the treatment of:
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Clinical depression
  • Autism
  • Tourette’s syndrome

Contraindications of Asprito 5 MG

  • Do not take Asprito 5 mg Tablet or use with caution:
  • If you have diabetes.
  • If you are obese.
  • If you have very low levels of white blood cells.
  • If you have Alzheimer’s disease.
  • If you have Parkinson’s disease.
  • If you have a history of seizures.
  • If you have poor heart health.
  • If you have low blood pressure.
  • If you have dementia.
  • If you have any other brain disorder.

Side effects of Asprito 5 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Restlessness
  • Involuntary muscle movements
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach ache
  • Weight gain

Precautions and Warnings of Asprito 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Asprito 5 mg during pregnancy?
A:
Limited data available suggests that Asprito 5 mg may be used during pregnancy when the benefits outweigh the risks to the foetus. Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you are pregnant or plan to get pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Asprito 5 mg while breastfeeding?
A:
Clinical studies on Asprito 5 mg tablets taken by breastfeeding mothers is limited. At low doses, aripiprazole is found in low levels in breastmilk. It may be considered for treatment while breastfeeding, only when necessary and only if other safer medication choices are not available. Please consult your doctor before starting Asprito 5 mg tablet while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Asprito 5 mg?
A:
No. Asprito 5 mg can cause side effects of headache, dizziness, blurry vision, and unclear thinking. Therefore, operating heavy machinery or driving is not advisable while taking Asprito 5 mg tablets.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Asprito 5 mg?
A:
Alcohol consumption with Asprito 5 mg tablets can enhance and cause severe side effects like headache, dizziness, unclear thinking, and diarrhoea. Therefore alcohol consumption should be kept at a minimum or under check while on this medication.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have severe side effects after taking Asprito 5 mg.
  • You find that the side effects are worsening with time.
  • You want to discontinue taking the medication.
  • You want to change the dosage or timing of the dose.
  • You encounter any other medical issues or get depressive thoughts after taking Asprito 5 mg tablets.

Mode of Action of Asprito 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Asprito 5 mg contains the active ingredient aripiprazole. This medicine acts by regulating levels of chemical messengers like serotonin and dopamine at the nerve endings of brain cells. This reduces t...
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Directions for Use of Asprito 5 MG

  • Asprito 5 mg is an oral tablet to be taken whole with water.
  • It can be taken with or without food, depending on the instructions of your physician.
  • Individual doses are prescribed by the physician after a thorough medical examination.
  • Do not crush or try to powder the tablet for consumption.
  • Any changes in dosage or stopping the medicine should only be done after consultation with your physician. Do not abruptly stop taking the medicine on your own.

Interactions of Asprito 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Asprito 5 mg does not cause any severe reactions when taken along with most other medications; however, it may cause problems when taken with:
  • Antibiotics like clarithromycin
  • Antidepressants like paroxetine and fluoxetine
  • Antifungals like ketoconazole and fluconazole
  • Quinidine

Interactions with food items

  • As per existing data, aripiprazole, the active ingredient of Asprito 5 mg, does not cause any known adverse interactions with food.

Storage and disposal of Asprito 5 MG

A single box of Asprito 5 mg comes in a pack of 10 tablets. Keep Asprito 5 mg tablets at room temperature (15-30 degrees Celsius). Keep out of reach of children and pets. Disposal of Asprito 5 m...
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Dosage of Asprito 5 MG

Overdose

Asprito 5 mg is considered a safe medication due to its safety range and tendency not to cause serious side effects. Accidental overdose of Asprito 5 mg tablets can cause fainting, very low blood pres...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking your Asprito 5 mg tablets, take them immediately when you remember. However, if you remember missing the dose close to your next dose, do not take two doses to make up for th...
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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: How long will Asprito 5 mg tablets take to work for me?

A: It may take a few days to a few weeks depending on the individual. The usual reaction time for Asprito 5 mg to show effective results is 4-6 weeks.

Q: Does Asprito 5 mg cause weight gain?

A: Side effects of Asprito may include headache, dizziness, and weight gain. Affected persons are advised to maintain a healthy lifestyle with diet and exercise while undergoing psychiatric treatment.

Q: Can I take Asprito 5 mg at night?

A: Asprito 5 mg is usually advised as a single dose to be taken in the morning, but most studies suggest there is no significant difference if you take it at night. Consult your doctor for dosage and timing instructions.
Product Details
Brand
ASPRITO
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
21/08/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Feb 2022 | 09:20 AM (IST)
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