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Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's

Manufacturer

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

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Product Details

About Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's

Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's belongs to a class of drugs called antipsychotics and mood stabilizer primarily used to treat mood disorders like schizophrenia, irritability linked with autism, and Tourette's syndrome. Besides this, Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's also helps in managing mental depression along with other antidepressant medicines. Schizophrenia affects the ability of a person to feel, think and behave clearly. Tourette's syndrome is a mental disorder characterized by uncontrollable, repetitive movements or unwanted sounds (tics). Psychosis may be caused due to disturbances in chemical messenger activity known as neurotransmitters (like dopamine and serotonin) in the brain.

Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's contains Aripiprazole that stabilizes and blocks the dopamine and serotonin receptors in the brain, preventing its overactivity, thereby controlling the positive symptoms like hallucinations, misbelief, and unfriendly characteristics of schizophrenia. Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's improves the activity of dopamine and serotonin receptors in other areas of the brain. It helps control negative symptoms (like lack of emotion, social isolation, poor attention and memory loss) of schizophrenia. Thus, Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's improves mood swings, depression and other psychotic problems. 

Take Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's with or without food and swallow whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it. Your doctor will advise you how often you take Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's based on your medical condition. Some people may experience drowsiness, headache, tiredness, akathisia (inability to sit still), difficulty sleeping, light-headedness, indigestion, shaking, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, and anxiety and increased saliva production. Most of these side effects of Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's should be used with caution in elderly patients above 65 years of age. There is an increased risk of adverse reactions such as dizziness, inability to move and balance, orthostatic hypotension (fall in blood pressure when standing up) and drowsiness. Avoid taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and consult a doctor. Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's is not recommended for children below 15 years of age. If you have any self-harming thoughts or behaviour while taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's, please contact a doctor immediately. If you have diabetes, abnormal blood pressure, high cholesterol, fits, involuntary muscle movements especially in the face, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), blood clots, history of stroke or heart attack, kidney or liver problems, inform your doctor before taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's. 

Uses of Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's

Schizophrenia, Mania, Bipolar disorder

Medicinal Benefits

Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's contains Aripiprazole which is available in oral tablet, oral solution, and injection form. It helps treat various psychotic conditions like schizophrenia, mood disorders (such as mania and bipolar disorder), and sometimes depression. Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's inhibits the dopamine receptor in our brain thereby controlling the positive symptoms (like hallucinations, misbelief and unfriendliness) and negative symptoms (like social isolation, lack of emotion, poor attention and memory loss) of schizophrenia. Thus, Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's improves overall behaviour and thoughts and helps in having a better social life and comfortably doing daily activities. Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's may be used in combination with other medicines to treat depression. Additionally, Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's is also used to reduce unwanted sounds (tics) severity in Tourette's syndrome (a nervous system problem that causes unwanted sounds or sudden movements). 

Directions for Use

Use Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's exactly as prescribed by a doctor. Oral tablet: Take Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's with or without food and swallow whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it. Liquid syrup: Shake the bottle well before use and take Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's with or without food. Take Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's in doses as prescribed by a doctor with the help of a measuring cup provided.Injection: Do not self administer. Any healthcare professional will administer it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's

Like all medicines, Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's can cause some common side effects such as drowsiness, headache, tiredness, akathisia (inability to sit still), difficulty in sleeping, light-headedness, indigestion, shaking, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, anxiety and increased saliva production. Most of these side effects of Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

If you are allergic to Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's should be used with caution in elderly patients above 65 years of age as there is an increased risk of adverse reactions such as dizziness, changes in the ability to move and balance, orthostatic hypotension (fall in blood pressure when standing up) and drowsiness. Avoid taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and consult a doctor. Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's is not recommended for children below 15 years of age. If you have any self-harming thoughts or behaviour while taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's, please contact a doctor immediately. If you develop impulse control disorders such as excessive eating, spending, addictive gambling, or abnormally high sex drive, inform your doctor so that the dose may be adjusted appropriately or are advised to stop taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's. If you have diabetes, abnormal blood pressure, high cholesterol, fits, involuntary muscle movements especially in the face, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), blood clots, history of stroke or heart attack, kidney or liver problems, inform your doctor before taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption with Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's as it may increase the risk of side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness or difficulty in concentrating.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's is a Category C pregnancy drug and is not recommended for use during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester as it may cause adverse effects in the newborn baby. Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's may cause extrapyramidal and/or withdrawal symptoms in newborn babies with third-trimester exposure.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid breastfeeding while taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's as it may be excreted in breast milk and cause adverse effects in the baby.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's may cause dizziness or vision problems such as blurred vision. Therefore, avoid driving if you feel dizzy or have vision disturbances after taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Take Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Take Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Limit the intake of caffeine as it may reduce the effectiveness of Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's.
  • Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. Eat more fish, especially oily fish such as salmon, sardines, trout, mackerel, pilchards and herring.
  • Cut down sugars, salt and saturated fats.
  • Drink adequate water to keep the body hydrated.
  • Do regular exercise and maintain a stable weight as Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's may cause weight gain.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may increase drowsiness.

Special Advise

  • Elderly patients more than 65 years with dementia-related psychosis treated with Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's can be at an increased risk of death. 
  • Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's is not prescribed and approved for the treatment of dementia-related psychosis. 
  • Increased risk of suicidal thinking and behaviour changes has been observed in children, adolescents, and young adults taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's, so close monitoring for worsening and emergence of suicidal thoughts and behaviours is required.  

Other Information (ARP0013)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Schizophrenia: It is a mental disorder that affects a person's ability to feel, think and behave clearly. Mania is a mental condition that causes intense excitement, high energy and delusions (misbeliefs). Mania may occur due to lack of sleep or sleep pattern changes, high levels of stress and alcohol intake. Seek medical help immediately if you have any self-harming or suicidal thoughts.

Bipolar disorder: It is also called manic depression, associated with extreme mood swings ranging from manic highs to depressive lows. The symptoms of bipolar disorder include mania (high energy and excitability) and depression (loss of interest, hopelessness, low energy). Bipolar disorder involves lifelong treatment. 

Depression: It is a mental condition characterized by low mood and a loss of interest in activities. People affected by this condition are often unsocial and try to keep isolated from other social activities. 

FAQs

Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's contains Aripiprazole, an antipsychotic that works by inhibiting the dopamine receptors in the brain and prevents its overactivity. Thereby, helps in controlling the positive symptoms (such as hallucinations, misbelief and unfriendliness) of schizophrenia. Also, Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's improves the activity of dopamine receptors in other areas of the brain and helps in controlling negative symptoms (such as social isolation, lack of emotion, poor attention and memory loss) of schizophrenia. Thereby, Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's improves behaviour, thoughts and helps in having a better social life and enables to comfortably do daily activities.

No, you are not recommended to take Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's with ibuprofen as co-administration of these medicines may increase the risk of fits and increase the levels of Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's in the blood leading to increased adverse effects. However, please consult a doctor before taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's with other medicines.

Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's may cause weight gain in some patients but it is not necessary for everyone taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's to experience this side effect. However, in order to avoid gaining weight while taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's, you are advised to do regular exercise and avoid high-calorie drinks. Instead take non-alcoholic drinks, herbal tea and lemon water.

Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's is not recommended for dementia (loss of memory or other mental abilities) patients, especially in elderly people as it may cause severe adverse effects including stroke. Therefore, it is advised to inform your doctor if you have dementia or a history of stroke before taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's.

Yes, Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's may cause high blood sugar levels. Therefore, regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is recommended while taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's and inform your doctor if you have diabetes before taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's. However, if you experience dry mouth, increased thirst or urination, fruity breath odour, please consult a doctor as these might be signs of high blood sugar.

No, you are not recommended to stop taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's without consulting your doctor as it may worsen the condition or cause recurring symptoms. Therefore, take Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it, and if you experience any difficulty while taking Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's, please consult your doctor so that the dose may be gradually reduced.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., SUN HOUSE, CTS No. 201 B/1, Western Express Highway, Goregaon (E), Mumbai 400063

Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's

Arpizol 10 Tablet 10's

MRP: 129.00

Strip
1

10 mg Tablet in 1 Strip