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While there is no cure for bipolar I disorder, there are effective approaches to help manage the symptoms. ABILIFY (aripiprazole) is an option that may help.
In a large 4-week clinical study of pediatric patients 10 to 17 years of age with bipolar I disorder, those treated with ABILIFY showed improvement in symptoms of manic and mixed episodes. Learn about manic and mixed episodes
Everyone reacts to medication differently, and it's important to give your child’s body time to adapt. If you have questions about the adjustment period and side effects, you should talk to your child's doctor before making changes to his or her routine or stopping the medication.
Starting on ABILIFY
ABILIFY is taken once a day, with or without food. If a dose is missed, your child shouldn’t take a double dose. Instead, he or she should take the next scheduled dose. Be sure your child takes ABILIFY as prescribed by his or her doctor. Talk to your child’s doctor before stopping ABILIFY or changing your
child’s dose. If your child is experiencing side effects
How ABILIFY Is Thought to Work
The exact way ABILIFY—or any other medication for bipolar I disorder—works is unknown. However, it is thought that ABILIFY may work by adjusting the level of key brain chemicals. Learn more
Important Safety Information: Increases in blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) can happen in some people who take
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