Combining-Lithium-Aripiprazole

Lithium
Type moodstabilizer
Group other
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ATC-code N05AN01
Medscape Lithium
PubChem 11125
PubMed Lithium
Drugs.com lithium
Kompas (Dutch) Lithium
Wikipedia Lithium
Aripiprazole
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
Other use moodstabilizer
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Medscape Aripiprazole
EMEA abilify
PubChem 60975
PubMed Aripiprazole
Kompas (Dutch) Aripiprazole
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Adding aripiprazole to lithium.

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  • Lithium is eliminated by the kidney for about 95%. Changes in the rate of excretion can cause unwanted effects.
  • Aripiprazole is metabolized by CYP2D6 and CYP3A4 to an active metabolite.
  • This combination may have additive side effects[1].
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  • Start aripiprazole according to the general dosing advice.
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  • The concomitant administration of lithium with neuroleptic agents may increase the risk of extrapyramidal reactions and neurotoxicity.


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