Abilify Maintena

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Abilify Maintena Consumer (continued)

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

A product that may interact with this drug is: metoclopramide.

Other medications can affect the removal of aripiprazole from your body, which may affect how aripiprazole works. Examples include carbamazepine, among others.

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking other products that cause drowsiness including alcohol, antihistamines (such as cetirizine, diphenhydramine), drugs for sleep or anxiety (such as alprazolam, diazepam, zolpidem), muscle relaxants, and narcotic pain relievers (such as codeine).

Check the labels on all your medicines (such as allergy or cough-and-cold products) because they may contain ingredients that cause drowsiness. Ask your pharmacist about using those products safely.

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: very fast heartbeat, loss of consciousness.

NOTES: Laboratory and/or medical tests (such as blood sugar, weight) may be performed from time to time to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.

MISSED DOSE: For the best possible benefit, it is important to receive each scheduled dose of this medication as directed. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately to establish a new dosing schedule. Your doctor may direct you to also take aripiprazole by mouth for 2 weeks if more than 5 to 6 weeks have passed since your last injection.

STORAGE: Not applicable. This medication is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.

Information last revised November 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.

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