Aripiprazole vs Clozapine

Aripiprazole
(Rx)
Clozapine
(Rx)
Aripiprazole is a psychosis medication and a bipolar medication.
Clozapine is a psychosis medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Psychosis
1.5
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for Psychosis
5.0
Concern level
2.3
Approval Date
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April 28, 2015
August 30, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
5,499 Discussions
10,208 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#2 for Psychosis
#4 for Schizophrenia
#5 for Restlessness
#6 for Paranoia
#7 for OCD
#8 for Mania
#11 for Autism
Aripiprazole is prescribed for Depression, Psychosis, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and Restlessness and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Clozapine is prescribed for Schizophrenia and Psychosis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Depression and Bipolar Disorder, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ari
Weight Gain
10
Tiredness
3
Weight Loss
2
Weakness
1
Headaches
1
Addiction
1
Numbness
1
Seizures
1
Mood Disorder
1
Increased Appetite
1
Clo
Weight Gain
9
Hallucinations
3
Agranulocytosis
3
Tiredness
3
Diabetes
2
Seizures
2
Insomnia
2
Weight Loss
2
Restlessness
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
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Aripiprazole
Ari
Clozapine
Clo
Weight Gain
Ari
Clo
10
9
Tiredness
Ari
Clo
3
3
Weight Loss
Ari
Clo
2
2
Weakness
Ari
Clo
1
0
Headaches
Ari
Clo
1
0
Addiction
Ari
Clo
1
0
Numbness
Ari
Clo
1
0
Seizures
Ari
Clo
1
2
Mood Disorder
Ari
Clo
1
0
Increased Appetite
Ari
Clo
1
0
Weight Gain
Clo
Ari
9
10
Hallucinations
Clo
Ari
3
0
Agranulocytosis
Clo
Ari
3
0
Tiredness
Clo
Ari
3
3
Diabetes
Clo
Ari
2
0
Seizures
Clo
Ari
2
1
Insomnia
Clo
Ari
2
0
Weight Loss
Clo
Ari
2
2
Restlessness
Clo
Ari
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Clo
Ari
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Aripiprazole during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Clozapine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Aripiprazole and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Clozapine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg
Solution: 9.75 mg/1.3 mL, 1 mg/mL
Suspension: 300 mg, 400 mg
Tablet: 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg
Suspension: 50 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Aripiprazole
Clozapine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Aripiprazole and Clozapine: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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