[ Generic Medicines for Schizophrenia Treatment ]
Aripiprazole IP an antipsychotic ingredient treats the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder i.e. manic depression. It is a quinoline derivate and atypical anti-psychotic agent. The ingredient has partial agonistic activity at dopamine D2 receptors, serotonin 5-HT1A receptors, and potent antagonistic activity on serotonin 5-HT2A receptors.
Class of Drugs – An atypical antipsychotic
Molecular Formula – C23H27Cl2N3O2
Molecular Weight - 448.4 g/mol
Working: Atypical antipsychotic drug Aripiprazole IP works by changing the activity of certain natural substances in the brain. It stabilizes dopamine and serotonin activity in the limbic and cortical systems.
Uses: The given ingredient is used in medicines that treat major depressive disorder in adults. It is also used in children 6 years or older who have Tourette's disorder, or symptoms of autistic disorder i.e. irritability, aggression, mood swings, temper tantrums, and self-injury. It improves concentration and decreases hallucination.
Popular Brands and Dosages: Aripiprazole IP is used as an active ingredient in popular brands. The brand medicine is available in dosages such as:
- Abilify: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, and 30 mg
- Aristada: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, and 30 mg
- Abilify Maintena: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, and 30 mg
- Aristada Initio: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, and 30 mg
Given medicines should be administered according to prescription by the doctor. Do not consume it in excess.