Generic Name: ARIPIPRAZOLE - ORAL Pronounced: (AR-i-PIP-ra-zole) Abilify Oral Precautions
See also the Warning section.
Before taking aripiprazole, tell your doctor or pharmacist
if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may
contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other
problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
problems with blood flow in the brain (cerebrovascular
a severe loss of body water (dehydration)
heart problems (e.g., low blood pressure, coronary artery
disease, heart failure, irregular heartbeat)
nervous system problems (e.g., dementia, NMS,
low white blood cell count
This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy or cause temporary
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It's August, and that means that tons of calenders are blocked off. It is vacation season: the last hurrah before the kids go back to school; the long-awaited period when we go to favorite or new places. The time to build memories, so let's pack up and hit the road. And while we are away, let's get fat.
Let's have a "too much" vacation. Let's eat too much , drink too much, stay up too late, and lay in a heap on a chase lounge soaking up the sun, being completely inactive too much. Let's return home with 10 extra pounds packed onto our hips that we probably won't be losing anytime soon--maybe never. Let's do that. What do you say?
It doesn't have to be that way. How about we go on vacation, have a great time, take good care of ourselves while away, and return home the same way that we were when we left?
Avoiding Vacation Weight Gain
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