Difference between revisions of "Amisulpride-Lurasidone"

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Amisulpride
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
links
PubChem 2159
PubMed Amisulpride
Wikipedia Amisulpride
Lurasidone
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
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Medscape Lurasidone
PubMed Lurasidone
Kompas (Dutch) Lurasidone
Wikipedia Lurasidone

Switch medication from Amisulpride to Lurasidon.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Amisulpride
  • Day 1-7: gradually reduce the dose of amisulpride to 50% of the dose.
  • Day 8-14: gradually reduce the dose of amisulpride to 0% of the dose
  • Day 14: stop administration of amisulpride.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Lurasidon
  • Day 1-7: start administration of lurasidon in a dose of 40 mg/day.
  • Day 8-14: increase the dose of lurasidon to 80 mg/day if necessary. Note: Continue the dose of lurasidone 40 mg/day if the patiënt is stable.[1]
Infobord.png More information
  • During this switch you could monitor ECG, especially in patients prone to QT-conduction problems.
  • There is a possibility of QT interval prolongation.[2]
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