Aripiprazole-Chlorpromazine

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Aripiprazole
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
Other use moodstabilizer
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Chlorpromazine
Type Antipsychotic
Group Phenothiazines
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Switch medication from Aripiprazole to Chlorpromazine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Aripiprazole
  • Day 1-21: Continue drug at usual dose
  • Day 22: Stop drug
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Chlorpromazine
  • Day 1-4: approx. 25% of target dose
  • Day 5-8: approx. 50% of target dose
  • Day 9-12: approx. 75% of target dose
  • Day 13: target dose
  • Day 28: Reevaluate dose, if necessary adjust dose
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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]
  • During this switch monitoring of the haematological parameters is necessary.
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Nietinrijdenbord.png — Aripiprazole
Eenrichtingbord.png — Chlorpromazine


  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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