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Abilify® (aripiprazole) is a prescription medication approved to treat schizophrenia, major depression, autism, or bipolar disorder. With most medications for mental illnesses (including Abilify), withdrawal symptoms could occur if you stop taking the drug too abruptly.
Although Abilify is not addicting and is not likely to be abused, the brain may need time to adjust after you stop taking the medication. Potential withdrawal symptoms include insomnia, hallucinations or delusions (symptoms of schizophrenia), and mania or depression (symptoms of bipolar disorder). These Abilify withdrawal symptoms may not improve with time, as they may be symptoms of the underlying disorder (schizophrenia or bipolar disorder).
(Click Abilify Withdrawal for more information on why withdrawal symptoms may occur with Abilify and to find out how you can help prevent these symptoms.)
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