Olanzapine-Lurasidone

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Olanzapine
Type antipsychotic
Group atypical AP
Other use moodstabilizer
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ATC-code N05AH03
Medscape Olanzapine
EMEA zyprexa
PubChem 4585
PubMed Olanzapine
Drugs.com olanzapine
Kompas (Dutch) Olanzapine
Wikipedia Olanzapine
Lurasidone
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
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Medscape Lurasidone
PubMed Lurasidone
Kompas (Dutch) Lurasidone
Wikipedia Lurasidone

Switch medication from Olanzapine to Lurasidone.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Olanzapine
  • Day 1-4: approx. 75% of initial dose
  • Day 5-8: approx. 50% of initial dose
  • Day 9-12: approx. 25% of initial dose
  • Day 13: stop
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Lurasidone
  • Day 1-4: approx. 25% of target dose
  • Day 5-8: approx. 50% of target dose
  • Day 9-12: approx. 75% of target dose
  • Day 13: target dose
Infobord.png More information
  • More information on switching to lurasidon: see reference. [4]
    Switchstandaardup en down.jpg
Nietinrijdenbord.png — Olanzapine
Eenrichtingbord.png — Lurasidone


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 KNMP; Informatorium Medicamentorum 2015; Monografie "olanzapine" (Dutch)
  2. Farmacotherapeutisch Kompas; Toxicologie (dutch)
  3. Woods SW Chlorpromazine equivalent doses for the newer atypical antipsychotics; J Clin Psychiatry 2003;64:663-667
  4. McEvoy JP et al. Effectiveness of lurasidone in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder switched from other antipsychotics: a randomized, 6-week, open-label study.J Clin Psychiatry. 2013 Feb;74(2):170-9.
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