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Chlorpromazine-Zuclopenthixol MA

Chlorpromazine
Type Antipsychotic
Group Phenothiazines
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PubChem 2726
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Zuclopenthixol
Medium long acting
Type Antipsychotic
Group Thioxanthenes
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PubChem 5311507
PubMed Zuclopenthixol
Kompas (Dutch) Zuclopenthixol
Wikipedia Zuclopenthixol

Switch medication from Chlorpromazine to Zuclopenthixol_MA.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Chlorpromazine
  • Stop or reduce drug, depending on symptomatology and (expected) adverse reactions.
  • The effects of both drugs will be superimposed for several days.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Zuclopenthixol_MA
  • Day 1: Start drug according general dosing advice.
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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]
  • Zuclopenthixol_MA = Zuclopenthixol acetate [2]
  1. Stöllberger C, Huber JO, Finsterer J, Antipsychotic drugs and QT prolongation. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2005 Sep;20(5):243-51.
  2. SPC Zuclopenthixol acetate
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