|Short description Overview   The Aripiprazole is an antipsychotic drug. It is prescribed to treat the symptoms of such psychotic conditions as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. The drug is also used in combination with other medicines to treat major depressive disorders. The drug can also be prescribed to treat the symptoms of mood swings, aggression, self-injury related to autistic disorders in kids, temper tantrums as well as irritability.           Aripiprazole works by changing the effects of the chemicals in the brain. It may also be used for other purposes not mentioned in this review.