Abilify 30 mg Tablets
Abilify® (aripiprazole) is a prescription drug often used for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, and depression. It comes in several different forms and strengths, including:
- Abilify 2 mg tablets
- Abilify 5 mg tablets
- Abilify 10 mg tablets
- Abilify 15 mg tablets
- Abilify 20 mg tablets
- Abilify 30 mg tablets
- Abilify Discmelt® 10 mg orally disintegrating tablets
- Abilify Discmelt 15 mg orally disintegrating tablets
- Liquid Abilify (containing 1 mg of Abilify per mL).
The recommended starting dose of Abilify for bipolar disorder in adults is 15 mg once daily. For children 10 to 17 years old, the usual starting dosage is 2 mg once daily. Your healthcare provider may increase your dosage as needed; some people may end up taking Abilify 30 mg tablets (the highest available strength).
For the treatment of schizophrenia in adults, the recommended starting Abilify dose is 10 mg to 15 mg once daily. Adolescents 13 to 17 years old typically start with 2 mg once daily.
The usual starting Abilify dosage for treating major depression (when used along with an antidepressant) is 2 mg to 5 mg once a day. An effective dose is usually 5 mg to 10 mg once daily.
For treating autism in children age 6 through 17 years old, a starting dosage of Abilify 2 mg daily is usually recommended. If necessary, the child's healthcare provider may increase the dose up to 15 mg daily.
(Click Abilify Dosage for information on how to use the orally disintegrating tablets, to find out what health factors may affect your dosage, and for tips and precautions for using this particular medication.)