Arip Mt 5 MG Tablet
Arip tablet treats the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia, tourette's disorder, bipolar I disorder or symptoms of autistic disorder like irritability, temper tantrums, aggression, mood swings, and self-injury. If used together with other medicines, it can treat depressive disorders in adults. Remember, this medication only controls the symptoms but cannot be used to cure the disease.
You should not take this medication if you are allergic to it or if you suffer from dementia or are breastfeeding. Before starting the medication, inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- liver or kidney disease.
- seizures, epilepsy, phenylketonuria, high or low blood pressure or high cholesterol
- a history of low white blood cell (WBC) count
- heart disease, heart rhythm problems, or a history of heart attack or stroke
- if you are pregnant
- a personal or family history of diabetes
- a history of obsessive-compulsive disorder, impulse-control disorder, or addictive behaviours.
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medication lasts for a duration of about 3 to 4 days.
What is the onset of action?The top effect of this medication is usually observed within 1 to 3 hours after administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication is not advised for pregnant women. It should only be used if no other safer substitute is available.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported for this medication.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medication is known to excrete through breast milk. It is recommended to consult a doctor.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medication is an antipsychotic agent that works as a partial agonist of dopamine D2 receptors and serotonin 5-HT1A receptors and relieves positive symptoms of schizophrenia and as a strong antagonist of serotonin 5-HT2A receptors which relieves the negative symptoms of schizophrenia.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholConsumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it can result in dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis medication interacts with Ketoconazole, Metoclopramide, Antidiabetic medicines and others.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Disease
DiseaseThis medication interacts with Dementia.
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