Generic Name: ARIPIPRAZOLE - INJECTION Pronounced: (AR-i-PIP-ra-zole) Abilify IM Precautions
See also Warning section.
Before using 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 (e.g., cerebrovascular
blood clotting problem (e.g., hemophilia, low
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
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