Aripiprazole is used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and mania.
How it Works
Aripiprazole is known as an atypical antipsychotic. Aripiprazole works by acting on the dopamine and serotonin receptors in the brain, and Aripiprazole helps to stabilize the action of dopamine. This helps treat schizophrenia symptoms. Aripiprazole 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 Aripiprazole 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