aripiprazole - oral, Abilify
GENERIC NAME: ARIPIPRAZOLE - ORAL (AR-i-PIP-ra-zole)
BRAND NAME(S): Abilify
WARNING: There may be a slightly increased risk of serious, possibly fatal side effects (such as stroke, heart failure, fast/irregular heartbeat, pneumonia) when this medication is used by older adults with dementia. This medication is not approved for the treatment of dementia-related behavior problems. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication, as well as other effective and possibly safer treatments for dementia-related behavior problems, with the doctor.
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