What is Abilify Discmelt?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Aripiprazole

Abilify® Discmelt® is a brand name for the orally disintegrating preparation of the drug aripiprazole. It is an atypical antipsychotic drug used in the treatment of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Abilify Discmelt

Side effect Patients
Dizziness 1
Drowsiness 1
Excessive anger 1
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1
Heat intolerance 1
Itchy skin 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Abilify Discmelt

Dosage Patients
2 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Abilify Discmelt

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Abilify Discmelt

Duration

Currently taking Abilify Discmelt

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Abilify Discmelt

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 3
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2 patient evaluations for Abilify Discmelt

Aug 2, 2012 (Started Sep 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (incontinence)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I experinced my eyes being a yellowish color. I suspect this medication caused.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 23, 2012 (Started Jun 08, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Side effects: sexual side effects, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Jul 4, 2011 (Started Jun 08, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sexual side effects, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Side effects: sexual side effects, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

  • 0 helpful marks
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