Aripiprazole LA-Olanzapine LA

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Aripiprazole
long acting
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
Other use moodstabilizer
links
Medscape Aripiprazole
EMEA abilify
PubChem 60975
PubMed Aripiprazole
Kompas (Dutch) Aripiprazole
Wikipedia Aripiprazole
Olanzapine
long acting
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
links
Medscape Olanzapine
EMEA zypadhera
PubChem 4585
PubMed Olanzapine
Kompas (Dutch) Olanzapine
Wikipedia Olanzapine

Switch medication from Aripiprazole LA to Olanzapine LA.

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  • Day 1: Last depot injection
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  • Start depot according to general dosing advice on the day you normally would have injected the former depot.
  • Testing for acceptance and possible allergic reactions in a low dose can be carried out earlier.
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  • During this switch you could monitor ECG, especially in patients prone to QT-conduction problems.
  • There is a possibility of QT interval prolongation.[1]
  • More information you'll find in the summary of product characteristics (SPC) of aripiprazole depot injection. [2]
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Nietinrijdenbord.png — Aripiprazole LA
Eenrichtingbord.png — Olanzapine LA


  1. Stöllberger C, Huber JO, Finsterer J, Antipsychotic drugs and QT prolongation. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2005 Sep;20(5):243-51.
  2. http://www.ema.europa.eu/docs/en_GB/document_library/EPAR_-_Product_Information/human/002755/WC500156111.pdf SPC of the European Medicines Agency on aripiprazole depot
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