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Risperidone LA-Aripiprazole

Risperidone
long acting
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
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Medscape Risperidone
PubChem 5073
PubMed Risperidone
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Aripiprazole
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
Other use moodstabilizer
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Medscape Aripiprazole
EMEA abilify
PubChem 60975
PubMed Aripiprazole
Kompas (Dutch) Aripiprazole
Wikipedia Aripiprazole

Switch medication from Risperidone_LA to Aripiprazole.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Risperidone_LA
  • Day 1: Last depot injection
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Aripiprazole
  • Day 35: start drug at target dose
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.[1]
    StopDepotRispStartOralArip.jpg
Nietinrijdenbord.png — Risperidone_LA
Eenrichtingbord.png — Aripiprazole


  1. Stöllberger C, Huber JO, Finsterer J, Antipsychotic drugs and QT prolongation. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2005 Sep;20(5):243-51.
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