FAQs ABOUT ARIPITEX 15MG
Does ARIPITEX 15MG increase blood sugar levels?
Yes. ARIPITEX 15MG can increase blood sugar levels and can precipitate diabetes. It can be identified by symptoms such as tiredness, increased thirst or hunger, frequent urination, and fruity breath. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms. Also, it is important to inform your doctor if you already have diabetes or having a family history of diabetes as a precaution.
What are the uses of ARIPITEX 15MG?
ARIPITEX 15MG is an antipsychotic medicine. It is used in the treatment of schizophrenia, mania and depression. It also helps to control abnormal body movements and behavioral problems in children having Tic disorder or Autism.
Is ARIPITEX 15MG a sleeping medicine?
ARIPITEX 15MG is not a sleeping pill. But it can make you feel sleepy, because it works by regulating the release and uptake of certain chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) in the brain that affects your thoughts and sleep patterns.
What are the side effects of ARIPITEX 15MG?
ARIPITEX 15MG can cause difficulty in sleeping, restlessness, uncontrollable muscle movements, headache, tiredness, sleepiness, dizziness, or excessive saliva secretion. Consult your doctor if any of the side effect troubles you. Also, inform your doctor if you experience any unusual mood changes, increased sex drive, excessive gambling, suicidal thoughts, or worsening depression.
What is the best time to take ARIPITEX 15MG?
ARIPITEX 15MG can be taken with or without meals preferably in the mornings. However, your doctor will decide the time of consumption depending upon your age, body weight and health condition.
Will ARIPITEX 15MG work instantly?
No. It may take a few weeks for ARIPITEX 15MG to subside the symptoms of your illness, and so do not skip any dose or stop taking ARIPITEX 15MG without consulting your doctor. Sudden withdrawal of therapy may cause the symptoms to reoccur.
Does ARIPITEX 15MG make you feel high?
Yes. ARIPITEX 15MG works by regulating the release and uptake of certain chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) in the brain that affects your thoughts, mood, body movements and behavior. Therefore, it can change your behavior and make you feel high, develop unusual urges or cravings, or make you eat or spend more unusually. Inform your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Is ARIPITEX 15MG a narcotic?
No. ARIPITEX 15MG is an antipsychotic medicine. It is not a narcotic.
Is ARIPITEX 15MG same as Xanax?
No. ARIPITEX 15MG is an antipsychotic medicine. It contains aripiprazole which is an atypical antipsychotic used to treat mental illnesses. Xanax is a prescription medicine containing alprazolam. It is a tranquilizer used to reduce anxiety and to induce sleep.
What can be done if I forget to take a dose of ARIPITEX 15MG?
If you forgot to take a dose of ARIPITEX 15MG, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose to make up the missed dose as it could lead to toxicity.
Can I stop taking ARIPITEX 15MG once my symptoms subside?
Do not stop taking ARIPITEX 15MG on your own without consulting a doctor. Sudden withdrawal of therapy may cause the symptoms to reoccur.
What are the most important precautions to be followed while using ARIPITEX 15MG?
Before taking ARIPITEX 15MG, inform your doctor if you have diabetes, heart problems or fits. It is strictly not recommended for use in elderly patients having dementia-related psychosis. Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking ARIPITEX 15MG, as it could make you feel more dizzy or drowsy. Avoid getting over-heated or dehydrated while taking ARIPITEX 15MG. Do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines. Do not skip your routine health check-ups and blood tests. Take ARIPITEX 15MG regularly as instructed by your physician. Do not skip a dose or stop taking ARIPITEX 15MG without consulting your doctor.
Can ARIPITEX 15MG cause hiccups?
Yes. ARIPITEX 15MG may cause transient and persistent hiccups among adult and adolescent patients. Consult your doctor if it bothers you.
Can ARIPITEX 15MG make you feel tired?
Yes. ARIPITEX 15MG can make you feel tired. It is because of its effects on the chemical messengers (serotonin) that controls sleep patterns and activities. If you experience tiredness, rest and relax. Avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or machines on your own. Consult your doctor if you experience severe tiredness.
Can I use ARIPITEX 15MG without consulting a doctor?
No. Do not take ARIPITEX 15MG without consulting your doctor.