Aripiprazole interacts with many other drugs, and these interactions can lead to serious complications. For example, the Prescribers’ Digital Reference says people should generally avoid taking Abilify with Adderall, an amphetamine doctors prescribe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Does Adderall react with Abilify?
No interactions were found between Abilify and Adderall. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
What medications should not be taken with Abilify?
The following medications may increase the levels and effects of aripiprazole:
- The antibiotic clarithromycin (Biaxin®)
- Antidepressants, such as fluoxetine (Prozac®), paroxetine (Paxil®), and nefazodone.
- Antifungals, such as fluconazole (Diflucan®), ketoconazole (Nizoral®), and itraconazole (Sporanox®)
Can you take Adderall with antipsychotic?
Antipsychotic medications may cause drowsiness and an impaired ability to concentrate. Some people may use Adderall or other stimulant medications to offset the side effects of antipsychotic drugs. This practice is dangerous as Adderall is likely to cause a psychotic break.
What medicine should you not take with Adderall?
Avoid taking MAO inhibitors (isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, safinamide, selegiline, tranylcypromine) during treatment with this medication. Most MAO inhibitors should also not be taken for two weeks before treatment with this medication.
Is Abilify calming?
Aripiprazole may help calm irritability in children and teens with autism. Your doctor may use it with other medicine to treat depression. You can get a shot of aripiprazole to treat agitation with schizophrenia or bipolar mania. Aripiprazole can help your mind become more stable.
Does everyone gain weight on Abilify?
Most of the clinical trials have suggested that aripiprazole does not cause much weight gain. But we have to remember that most of these trials were done on an adult population. It is well known that children and adolescents can be more prone to weight gain as a side effect of atypical antipsychotics.
What is the most common side effect of Abilify?
The most common adverse reactions in adult patients in clinical trials (≥10%) were nausea, vomiting, constipation, headache, dizziness, akathisia, anxiety, insomnia, and restlessness.
Does Abilify make you feel high?
You may have compulsive behaviors, such as increased sexual urges, while you’re taking Abilify. Although it’s not very common, Abilify may cause hypersexuality (high libido) or compulsive sexual urges. In clinical trials, it wasn’t reported how many people had compulsive sexual urges while taking Abilify.
Is Abilify a mood stabilizer or antipsychotic?
Aripiprazole is used to treat certain mental/mood disorders (such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, Tourette’s syndrome, and irritability associated with autistic disorder). It may also be used in combination with other medication to treat depression. Aripiprazole is known as an antipsychotic drug (atypical type).
Can Adderall trigger bipolar?
Risk of manic episodes.
Using stimulants like Adderall during a depressive episode may increase the risk of a manic episode. A 2008 study found that 40 percent of participants using stimulants for bipolar disorder experienced stimulant-associated mania.
Can Adderall bring out bipolar?
Someone with co-occurring bipolar and Adderall use disorder is likely to have more severe mood swings. Adderall can induce a manic state initially but over time the experience of euphoric feelings while high decreases.
Do antipsychotics worsen ADHD?
Atypical antipsychotics are a common and effective treatment for bipolar mania. However, while stimulants treat hyperactivity associated with ADHD, there is concern that they would cause unsafe worsening of the hyperactivity seen during mania. Studies examining these concerns have shown conflicting results.