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Arip Mt 5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Aripiprazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 19, 2019

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:

This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:

The side effects of this medication are as follows:

  • Muscle Stiffness

  • Restlessness

  • Blurred Vision

  • Dizziness

  • Headache

  • Acid Or Sour Stomach

  • Anxiety

  • Dry Mouth

  • Running Nose

  • Tingling Of Hands And Feet

  • 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.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Arip Mt 5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • 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 Disease

    Disease

    This medication interacts with Dementia.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Consumption 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 Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Ketoconazole, Metoclopramide, Antidiabetic medicines and others.

Ques: What is Arip Mt 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: Arip is a medication which has Aripiprazole as an active element present in it. This medicine performs its action by changing the activity of dopamine and serotonin in the brain.

Ques: What are the uses of Arip Mt 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: Arip is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Major depressive disorder, Schizophrenia, Acute agitation due to schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, Bipolar disorder, and Major depressive disorders.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Arip Mt 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: Side effects include Muscle stiffness, Restlessness, Blurred vision, Dizziness, Headache, Acid or sour stomach, Anxiety, Dry mouth, Running Nose, Weight gain, Tremors, and Tingling of hands and feet.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Arip Mt 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: Arip should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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