Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
- Any kind of dementia, including Alzheimer's or dementia with Lewy bodies
- Parkinson's disease
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Diabetes or high blood glucose (sugar) or a close family member with diabetes
- High cholesterol
- Heart disease or congestive heart failure
- Had a heart attack or stroke
- Been told you have a low white blood cell count
- A tendency to be dehydrated or will be exposed to high temperatures
- A history of dizziness or fainting
- Difficulty swallowing
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Abilify Maintena and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Abilify Maintena and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Abilify Maintena Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
Because this medication is given as an injection by a healthcare provider, an overdose is unlikely. Nonetheless, it is important to seek immediate medical attention if you believe you may have been given too much Abilify Maintena.
(Click Abilify Maintena Overdose for more information.)