Arpizol 5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Aripiprazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

This medication treats symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia, tourette's disorder, bipolar disorder, autistic disorder, aggression and mood swings. It only controls the symptoms but cannot be used to cure the disease. The drug restores the balance of certain natural chemicals in the brain which decreases hallucinations and improves your concentration.

You should not take this tablet if you are allergic to it. Before starting the medication, inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

This tablet is helpful against the following conditions:

Side effects that can occur because of consuming this medication are:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3 to 4 days.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 3 hours.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is known to be excreted in human breast milk. It is not recommended for breastfeeding women. Use only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available.

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

  • Missed Dose instructions

    If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
  • Overdose instructions

    Seek emergency medical treatment or 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


    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 Lab Test


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food


    Information not available.

Ques: What is Arpizol 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: Arpizol tablet 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 Arpizol 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: Arpizol 5 MG is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, Acute agitation due to schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, and Major depressive disorder.

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

Ans: 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 are possible side-effects.

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

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

Ques: Should I use Arpizol 5 MG Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The onset of action of this medication will not alter in any way whether on taking it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to take this medication at a fixed time in a day. Please consult your doctor before using Arkamin H.

Ques: How long do I need to use Arpizol 5 MG Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 to 3 months, before noticing an improvement in the condition.

Ques: Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

Ans: There is no specific food product to avoid, under usage of this medication.

Ques: Will Arpizol 5 MG Tablet be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: Excess usage of this medication can trigger side effects.
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About Arpizol 5 MG Tablet
What are the uses of Arpizol 5 MG Tablet
What are the contraindications of Arpizol 5 MG Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Arpizol 5 MG Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Arpizol 5 MG Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
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