Generic aripiprazole solution now preferred on PDL

The N.C. Division of Medical Assistance (DMA) has been made aware that brand name Abilify Solution is no longer being made. In response to this information and to ensure that beneficiaries have access to a liquid formulation of aripiprazole, aripiprazole solution (generic) will be moved to preferred status on the NC Medicaid and NC Health Choice Preferred Drug List (PDL) effective November 11, 2016.


Effective 11/11/2016- 12/31/2016

Abilify® Discmelt / Tablet


aripiprazole Tablet / Solution (generic for Abilify®)

aripiprazole ODT  (generic for Abilify®)


Effective 01/01/2017

Abilify® Discmelt

Abilify® Tablet

aripiprazole Tablet / Solution  (generic for Abilify®)

aripiprazole ODT  (generic for Abilify®)