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  • ABILIFY Tablets 1mg : 100 tablets
  • senpatsu
  • JP

Code:703010-001

ABILIFY Tablets 1mg : 100 tablets

Sale Price:US$87.49

Warehouse Japan1
Manufacturer Otsuka Pharmaceutical
Brand Otsuka Pharmaceutical
JAN Code 4987035076711
GS1 14987035076718
Ingredient Code 1179045
Shipping Schedule 5 to 10 days

Description

This medicine acts on receptors for dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain, to suppress symptoms such as hallucination and delusion and to stabilize unstable mental status. It also improves moods of lack of motivation and apathy, and symptoms such as unrestrained emotions and behaviors.
It is usually used in the treatment of schizophrenia, for improvement of manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder, depression/depressive state and for irritability associated with autism spectrum disorder in pediatric patients (as a rule, 6 years or older and younger than 18 years of age).

Presentation

100 tablets

Feature

slightly reddish-white compressed tablet, diameter: 6 mm, thickness: 2.5 mm

Active Ingredients

Aripiprazole

Effect/Efficacy

This medicine acts on receptors for dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain, to suppress symptoms such as hallucination and delusion and to stabilize unstable mental status. It also improves moods of lack of motivation and apathy, and symptoms such as unrestrained emotions and behaviors.
It is usually used in the treatment of schizophrenia, for improvement of manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder, depression/depressive state and for irritability associated with autism spectrum disorder in pediatric patients (as a rule, 6 years or older and younger than 18 years of age).

Usage/Dosage

For schizophrenia: In general, for adults, start with taking 6 to 12 tablets (6 to 12 mg of the active ingredient) daily at one time or in two divided doses, then take 6 to 24 tablets (6 to 24 mg of the active ingredient) daily at one time or in two divided doses as a maintenance dose. The dosage may be adjusted according to age and symptoms. However, the daily dose should not exceed 30 tablets (30 mg of the active ingredient).
For improvement of manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder: In general, for adults, take 12 to 24 tablets (12 to 24 mg of the active ingredient) at one time, once daily. The starting dose is determined as 24 tablets (24 mg of the active ingredient), and the dosage may be adjusted according to age and symptoms. However, the daily dose should not exceed 30 tablets (30 mg of the active ingredient).
For depression/depressive state (administration should be limited to patients who showed an inadequate response to existing antidepressant therapy.): In general, for adults, take three tablets (3 mg of the active ingredient) at one time, once daily. The dosage may be adjusted according to age and symptoms. The dose increase per day should be three tablets (3 mg of the active ingredient). However, the daily dose should not exceed 15 tablets (15 mg of the active ingredient).
For irritability associated with autism spectrum disorder in pediatric patients: In general, take one to 15 tablets (1 to 15 mg of the active ingredient) at one time, once daily. The starting dose is determined as 1 tablet (1 mg of the active ingredient), and the dosage may be adjusted according to symptoms. The maximum dose increase per day should be 3 tablets (3 mg of the active ingredient). However, the daily dose should not exceed 15 tablets (15 mg of the active ingredient).
In any case, strictly follow the instructions.
If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Cautions

This medicine may cause sleepiness; decreased attentiveness, concentration and reflex movements. Avoid operating dangerous machinery such as driving a car.
Alcohol may intensify the therapeutic effects of the medicine. Be careful when drinking alcohol.
Uncontrollable behavioral symptoms (impulse control disorders) may appear, including repetitive gambling despite adverse social consequences such as a ruined personal life, a pathological increase in sexual desire, repeated excessive unplanned shopping, and binge eating. If any of these symptoms appear, consult with your doctor.

Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and humidity.
If there is remainder, this is to be discarded. Do not store it. Ask the pharmacy or medical institution about how to discard the remainder.
[To family members] The patient may experience impulse control disorders such as pathological gambling, a pathological increase in sexual desire, repeated excessive unplanned shopping, and binge eating. Please pay attention to the patient's language and behavior, and if any of these symptoms appear, consult with the patient's doctor.

Contraindication

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include insomnia, nervousness, akathisia (restlessness), tremor (trembling of limbs), anxiety, weight loss, muscle rigidity, loss of appetite, increased appetite, malaise, somnolence, hypokinesia (expressionless face), salivation (drooling), weight gain, nausea, vomiting, dystonia (muscle tone abnormalities) and constipation. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
dry mouth, excessive intake of water, increased urine output [diabetic ketoacidosis, diabetic coma]
being silent without moving, muscle stiffness, sudden fever [neuroleptic malignant syndrome]
moving the tongue, putting the tongue out and pulling it back in, continual movement of the mouth appearing to chew something [tardive dyskinesia]
nausea, vomiting, constipation, intense abdominal pain [paralytic ileus]
weakness, muscle pain, reddish brown urine [rhabdomyolysis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.