How to take Aripiprazole?
You should take aripiprazole exactly as instructed by your prescriber. Do not change the dose on your own or abruptly stop taking this medication on your own. Aripiprazole may be taken with or without food and the tablets should be swallowed whole.
What dosages are available?
Aripiprazole comes in different forms including an oral solution, tablet, and disintegrating tablet. The tablet is available in a 2mg, 5mg, 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, and 30mg dose. Brand name Abilify comes in all the same oral tablet forms as well as an intramuscular injection.
What is the recommended dosage?
The recommended dose of aripiprazole depends on what indication it is being used for. The recommended dosage can range from 5-15mg/day.
What is the maximum dosage?
The maximum dose of aripiprazole depends on what indication it is being used for. The maximum dosage can range from 15-30mg/day.
What to do if you miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of this medication, take the missed dose as soon as possible. If the next scheduled dose is coming up, then skip the missed dose and take the next dose as you normally would. You should not take two doses of aripiprazole at the same time.