Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a medical facility. It will be given as a shot into a muscle of your arm or buttock.
Your doctor will give you Aristada Initio™ as a one-time injection together with oral aripiprazole before you start Aristada® treatment or restart Aristada® treatment after a missed dose. You may also receive your first injection of Aristada® on the same day or up to 10 days after you receive Aristada Initio™.
This medicine comes with a Medication Guide. Read and follow the instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.
This medicine needs to be given on a fixed schedule. If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, call your doctor or pharmacist for instructions.
Be sure to keep all appointments for the injections.