Users' questions

What is Rexulti indicated for?

What is Rexulti indicated for?

This medication is used to treat certain mental/mood disorders (such as schizophrenia, depression). Brexpiprazole helps you to think more clearly, feel less nervous, and take part in everyday life. It may also help to decrease hallucinations (hearing/seeing things that are not there).

What schedule drug is Rexulti?

Rexulti is not a controlled substance.

Will I gain weight on REXULTI?

The most common side effect associated with REXULTI was weight gain, as reported during 6-week clinical studies of adults with schizophrenia. You and your healthcare provider should check your weight regularly.

What time of day should you take REXULTI?

The recommended target REXULTI dosage is 2 mg to 4 mg once daily. Titrate to 2 mg once daily on Day 5 through Day 7, then to 4 mg on Day 8 based on the patient’s clinical response and tolerability.

What do you need to know about the drug Rexulti?

An imbalance in these two neurotransmitters is thought to be linked to several mental health conditions, including depression and schizophrenia. Rexulti belongs to the class of medicines known as serotonin-dopamine activity modulators (SDAMs). It may also be called an atypical antipsychotic.

How long does it take for Rexulti to show results?

Rexulti (generic name: brexpiprazole) is an atypical antipsychotic used to treat adults with schizophrenia or depression. In Rexulti studies, some people started to see results 1 or 2 weeks after starting treatment, but the best results were seen at the end of 6 weeks. Continue reading…

Can a Rexulti tablet be crushed or split?

Can Rexulti be chewed, crushed, or split? No, you should take Rexulti tablets whole. Crushing, chewing, or splitting the tablets may change how they work in your body.

How often can you take Rexulti for schizophrenia?

Rexulti. For schizophrenia in adults, the initial dose is 1 mg taken once per day. The maximum dosage is 4 mg taken once per day. For depression, the initial dose is 0.5 mg or 1 mg once per day. The maximum dosage is 3 mg once per day.