All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with Cariprazine due to the increased risk of severe side effects such as dizziness, difficulty in concentration, impaired judgment, etc.
Interaction with Medicine
Cariprazine should be used with caution if you have tardive dyskinesia (a condition of involuntary repetitive body movements), as it may worsen your health condition.
Cariprazine is not recommended for use if you have dementia-related psychosis as it may increase the risk of heart failure or infectious diseases like Pneumonia. This risk is especially high in the geriatric population. Your doctor may recommend replacement with a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS)
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a life-threatening reaction to antipsychotic drugs.
Cariprazine should be used with extreme caution if you have any known history of a neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) as it may increase the risk of severe side effects.
If you have any history of seizures (fits), Cariprazine should be used with caution as it may increase your risk of a seizure attack or worsen your health condition.
Take Cariprazine with caution if you have diabetes (high blood sugar levels), as this medicine may alter your blood glucose levels. Your doctor may suggest a blood test during the treatment to monitor your blood sugar levels.
Cariprazine should be used with caution if you have hypotension (low blood pressure) due to the increased risk of worsening your health condition.
Consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice during treatment with Cariprazine is not recommended due to the risk of severe side effects.
Information not available.
This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.