ARIPIPRAZOLE- aripiprazole tablet 



Aripiprazole (AR-i-PIP-ra-zole) Tablets, USP


What is the most important information I should know about aripiprazole tablets?

(For other side effects, also see “What are the possible side effects of aripiprazole tablets?”).

Serious side effects may happen when you take aripiprazole tablets, including:

  1. Antidepressant medicines may increase suicidal thoughts or actions in some children, teenagers, and young adults within the first few months of treatment.
  2. Depression and other serious mental illnesses are the most important causes of suicidal thoughts and actions. Some people may have a particularly high risk of having suicidal thoughts or actions. These include people who have (or have a family history of) bipolar illness (also called manic-depressive illness) or suicidal thoughts or actions.
  3. How can I watch for and try to prevent suicidal thoughts and actions in myself or a family member?

Call a healthcare provider right away if you or your family member has any of the following symptoms, especially if they are new, worse, or worry you:

What else do I need to know about antidepressant medicines?

What are aripiprazole tablets?

It is not known if aripiprazole tablets are safe or effective in children:

Who should not take aripiprazole tablets?

Do not take aripiprazole tablets if you are allergic to aripiprazole or any of the ingredients in aripiprazole tablets. See the end of this Medication Guide for a complete list of ingredients in aripiprazole tablets.

What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking aripiprazole tablets?

Before taking aripiprazole tablets, tell your healthcare provider if you have or had:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines that you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Aripiprazole tablets and other medicines may affect each other causing possible serious side effects. Aripiprazole tablets may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how aripiprazole tablets work.

Your healthcare provider can tell you if it is safe to take aripiprazole tablets with your other medicines. Do not start or stop any medicines while taking aripiprazole tablets without talking to your healthcare provider first. Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of your medicines to show your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

How should I take aripiprazole tablets? 

What should I avoid while taking aripiprazole tablets? 

What are the possible side effects of aripiprazole tablets? 

Aripiprazole tablets may cause serious side effects, including:

Call your healthcare provider if you have any of these symptoms of high blood sugar while receiving aripiprazole tablets:

Lightheadedness or fainting may happen when rising too quickly from a sitting or lying position.

The most common side effects of aripiprazole tablets in adults include:

The most common side effects of aripiprazole tablets in children include:

These are not all the possible side effects of aripiprazole tablets. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store aripiprazole tablets?

Keep aripiprazole tablets and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about the safe and effective use of aripiprazole tablets.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use aripiprazole tablets for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give aripiprazole tablets to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.

This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about aripiprazole tablets. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for information about aripiprazole tablets that was written for healthcare professionals.

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What are the ingredients in aripiprazole tablets?

Active ingredient: aripiprazole, USP 

Inactive ingredients:

Tablets: croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose and tartaric acid. The 2 mg and 5 mg tablets contain FD&C Blue No.2 indigo carmine aluminum lake (30% to 36%). The 2 mg and 15 mg tablets contain ferric oxide yellow. The 10 mg and 30 mg tablets contain FD&C Red No. 40 allura red AC aluminum lake (15% to 17%).

Additional pediatric use information is approved for Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.’s ABILIFY® (aripiprazole) product. However, due to Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.’s marketing exclusivity rights, this drug product is not labeled with that information.

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Manufactured by:
Amneal Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Ahmedabad, INDIA 382220

Distributed by:
Amneal Pharmaceuticals
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Rev. 08-2016-05

Revised: 5/2019