Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Abilify
  2. Abilify Discmelt

Descriptions


Aripiprazole is used alone or together with other medicines to treat mental conditions such as bipolar I disorder (manic-depressive illness), major depressive disorder, and schizophrenia. It is also used in children to treat irritability associated with autistic disorder and Tourette syndrome. Aripiprazole works in the brain to change how certain chemicals affect patients. It is an antipsychotic agent.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription. Abilify(R) oral solution was withdrawn from the market on May 15, 2015 and this dose form is not marketed by any generic manufacturers.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Tablet, Disintegrating
  • Solution