Abilify Maintena Medication Information

The antipsychotic drug Abilify MaintenaTM (aripiprazole ER injection) is approved for treating adults who have schizophrenia. This long-acting drug is used in people who have previously taken the oral form of Abilify® and have tolerated it well.
 
Abilify Maintena works by blocking the effects of dopamine, a chemical in the brain that is believed to be elevated in people with schizophrenia. It also blocks the effects of another brain chemical known as serotonin.
 
This prescription drug comes as a liquid that is injected once a month. Your dosage will depend on how you respond to the drug, other medical conditions you may have, and various other factors. Information on safety precautions with Abilify Maintena should be reviewed with your healthcare provider, as this drug is not safe for use in certain people. Some of the potential side effects include headaches, insomnia, and nausea.
 
(Click Abilify Maintena for more information about this medication and its specific uses, effects, dosing recommendations, and safety warnings.)
 
 

Abilify Maintena Medication Information

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