Arifine

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Arifine

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Prescription Required

Aripiprazole साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Arifine Information

Arifine is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Schizophrenia, Mania. The alternative uses of Arifine have also been explained below.

The correct dosage of Arifine depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The side effects typically associated with Arifine include Back Pain, Dizziness, Drowsiness. Some other side effects of Arifine have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Arifine normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Arifine has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Arifine related warnings talks about Arifine's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate), Tardive Dyskinesia, Dementia must refrain from the use of Arifine since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Arifine have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Arifine may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Arifine, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

  1. Arifine Benefits & Uses
  2. Arifine Dosage & How to Take
  3. Arifine Side Effects
  4. Arifine Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Arifine with Other Drugs
  6. Arifine Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Arifine
  8. Arifine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Arifine Benefits & Uses

Arifine is used to treat the following -

  1. Schizophrenia Primary
  2. Mania Primary
  3. Bipolar Disorder
  4. Autism
  5. Tourette Syndrome

Arifine Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Arifine

Aripiprazole

Arifine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Arifine is used -

  1. Back Pain Common
  2. Joint pain
  3. Constipation Moderate
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Abdominal Pain Severe
  6. Dizziness Common
  7. Drowsiness
  8. Headache Common
  9. Increased appetite
  10. Increased saliva production
  11. Nausea or vomiting
  12. Weight gain
  13. Rash
  14. Restlessness

Arifine Related Warnings

Is the use of Arifine safe for pregnant women?

Arifine may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Arifine, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Arifine safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Arifine. It should only be taken after medical advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Arifine on the Kidneys?

Arifine does not damage the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Arifine on the Liver?

Arifine does not damage the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Arifine on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Arifine on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Arifine with Other Drugs

Arifine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Acarbose

Cimetidine

Arifine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Arifine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Failure
  2. Diabetes
  3. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  4. Tardive Dyskinesia
  5. Parkinson's Disease
  6. Dementia
  7. Depression

Frequently asked Questions about Arifine

Is this Arifine habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Arifine.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Arifine as you may feel sleepy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Arifine should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, taking Arifine can treat mental disorders.

Yes

Arifine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Arifine

Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Arifine to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Arifine

Consuming Arifine with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Abilify® (aripiprazole)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 440,442
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 184-188
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