What is Arizover?
Arizover is brand name of drug called Aripiprazole and manufactured by Actoverco pharmaceutical factory.
Arizover (aripiprazole) belongs to a group of medicines called antipsychotics.
Film coated tablets 5, 10, 15 mg
What is Arizover (aripiprazole) used for?
- It is used to treat schizophrenia.
- It is used to treat bipolar problems.
- It is used to treat low mood (depression).
- It is used to treat certain behavior problems in patients with autism.
- It is used to treat Tourette's syndrome.
- It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
Important notes before taking Arizover (aripiprazole):
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have an allergy to aripiprazole or any other part of this drug.
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed.
- Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
Important notes while taking Arizover (aripiprazole):
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take this drug. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you.
- To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. Be careful going up and down stairs.
- Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this drug.
- Talk with your doctor before you use other drugs and natural products that slow your actions.
- If you drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit often, talk with your doctor.
- Be careful in hot weather or while being active. Drink lots of fluids to stop fluid loss.
- Tell your doctor if you have ever had a low white blood cell count or signs of infection like fever, chills, and sore throat.
- High blood sugar or diabetes, high cholesterol, and weight gain have happened with drugs like this drug. These changes may raise the chance of heart and brain blood vessel disease
- Check your blood sugar as you have been told by your doctor.
- Dizziness, sleepiness, and feeling less stable may happen with this drug.
- Older adults with dementia taking drugs like this one have had a higher number of strokes. This drug is not approved to treat mental problems caused by dementia.
- If you are 65 or older, use this drug with care. You could have more side effects.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. Taking this drug in the third trimester of pregnancy may lead to muscle movements that cannot be controlled and withdrawal in the newborn. Talk with the doctor.
Arizover (aripiprazole) side effects:
Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat;
- Trouble controlling body movements, twitching, change in balance, trouble swallowing or speaking;
- Strong urges that are hard to control (such as eating, gambling, sex, or spending money);
- Change in balance;
- Feeling very tired or weak;
- Blurred eyesight;
- Call your doctor right away if you have any fever, muscle cramps or stiffness, dizziness, very bad headache, confusion, change in thinking, fast heartbeat, heartbeat that does not feel normal, or are sweating a lot;
- Muscle problem called tardive dyskinesia may happen with this drug. The risk of tardive dyskinesia may be greater in people with diabetes and in older adults, especially older women. Call your doctor right away if you have trouble controlling body movements or if you have muscle problems with your tongue, face, mouth, or jaw like tongue sticking out, puffing cheeks, mouth puckering, or chewing.
All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:
- Feeling sleepy;
- Feeling tired or weak;
- Upset stomach or throwing up;
- Weight gain;
- Trouble sleeping;
- Feeling more or less hungry;
- Nose and throat irritation;
- Dry mouth;
- Stuffy nose.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
How do I store and/or throw out this drug?
- Keep it out of reach of children.
- Store at room temperature.
- Store in a dry place.