Ziprasidone-Aripiprazole

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Ziprasidone
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
Other use Moodstabilizer
links
Medscape Ziprasidone
PubChem 60854
PubMed Ziprasidone
Wikipedia Ziprasidone
Aripiprazole
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
Other use moodstabilizer
links
Medscape Aripiprazole
EMEA abilify
PubChem 60975
PubMed Aripiprazole
Kompas (Dutch) Aripiprazole
Wikipedia Aripiprazole

Switch medication from Ziprasidone to Aripiprazole.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Ziprasidone
  • Week 1-3: approx. 75% of initial dose
  • Week 4-6: approx. 50% of initial dose
  • Week 7-9: approx. 25% of initial dose
  • Week 10: stop
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Aripiprazole
  • Day 1: 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]
    StartQuickDownweeks.jpg
Nietinrijdenbord.png — Ziprasidone
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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