Aristada may be a medicament given by injection by a care skilled and accustomed treat dementia praecox. it’s notfamed if it’s safe and effective in kids underneath eighteen years older.
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Aristada may cause serious side effects, including:
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Stroke in elderly people (cardiovascular problems) that can lead to death
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS): Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have some or all of the following symptoms: high fever, stiff muscles, confusion, sweating, changes in pulse, heart rate, and blood pressure. These may be symptoms of a rare and serious condition that can lead to death. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of these symptoms.
Uncontrolled body movements (tardive dyskinesia): movements that you cannot control in your face, tongue, or other body parts. Tardive dyskinesia may not go away, even if you stop treatment. Tardive dyskinesia may also start after you stop treatment.
Problems with your metabolism such as:
High blood sugar (hyperglycemia): Increases in blood sugar can happen in some people who take Aristada. Extremely high blood sugar can lead to coma or death. If you have diabetes or risk factors for diabetes (such as being overweight or a family history of diabetes), your healthcare provider should check your blood sugar before you start, and during your treatment.
Call your healthcare provider if you have any of these symptoms of high blood sugar while receiving Aristada:
Feel very thirsty
Feel very hungry
Feel sick to your stomach
Need to urinate more than usual
Feel weak or tired
Feel confused, or your breath smells fruity
Increased fat levels (cholesterol and triglycerides) in your blood.
Weight gain. You and your healthcare provider should check your weight regularly.
Decreased blood pressure (orthostatic hypotension). You may feel lightheaded or faint when you rise too quickly from a sitting or lying position.
Low white blood cell count
Problems controlling your body temperature so that you feel too warm. See What should I avoid while receiving Aristada?
The most common side effects include feeling like you need to move to stop unpleasant feelings in your legs (restless leg syndrome or akathisia).
Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
Follow your treatment schedule exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to. Each dose is given as an injection in your arm or buttock by your healthcare provider once a month or once every six weeks. You may feel a little pain inyour arm or buttock during the injection. After your first injection, you should continue your current antipsychotic medicine for 21 days. Do not miss a dose. If you do miss a dose for some reason, call your healthcare provider right away to discuss what you should do next.