Abilify is used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and mania.
How it Works
Abilify is known as an atypical antipsychotic. Abilify works by acting on the dopamine and serotonin receptors in the brain, and Abilify helps to stabilize the action of dopamine. This helps treat schizophrenia symptoms. Abilify is also used in treating patients with bipolar disorder for episodes of mania, and helping to reduce aggression in certain patients with autism.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Abilify may suffer from such side effects; Headache, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Blurred vision, Increased saliva production, Parkinsons, Akathisia, Dystonia, Restlessness, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Dyspepsia, Constipation, Tremor, Anxiety, Insomnia