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Aripiprazole

 
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    Oral / IM
    Aripiprazole
    Abilify 
     
    Partial agonist of D2 and 5-HT1A and antagonist of 5-HT2A receptors
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Seems to cause transient antagonism of D2 receptors, as well as serotonin 5-HT2A antagonism.
    • Pharmacology
    • Less extrapyramidal adverse effects and less hyperprolactinaemia than first generation antipsychotics.

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