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In the US, Aripiprazole (aripiprazole systemic) is a member of the drug class atypical antipsychotics and is used to treat Agitated State, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Major Depressive Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder, Schizophrenia and Tourette's Syndrome.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Neuroleptic agent

Chemical Names

2(1H)-Quinolinone, 7-(4-(4-(2,3-dichlorophenyl)-1-piperazinyl)butoxy)-3,4-dihydro- (USAN)

7-[4-[4-(2,3-Dichlorophenyl)-1-piperazinyl]butoxy]-3,4-dihydrocarbostyril (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Aripiprazolum (Latin)
  • Aripiprazol (German)
  • Aripiprazole (French)
  • Aripiprazol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Aripiprazole (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • Abilitat (IS)
  • OPC 14597 (IS: Otsuka)
  • OPC 31 (IS: Otsuka)
  • UNII-82VFR53I78 (IS)
  • Aripiprazole (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Aripiprazole lauroxil (OS: USAN)
  • RDC-3317 (IS)
  • UNII-B786J7A343 (IS)
  • Aripiprazole monohydrate (IS)
  • UNII-O362MEQ7VR (IS)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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