Flupenthixol LA-Partial antagonist

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Flupenthixol
long acting
Type Antipsychotic
Group Thioxanthenes
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Medscape Flupenthixol
PubChem 17012
PubMed Flupenthixol
Kompas (Dutch) Flupenthixol
Wikipedia Flupenthixol
Partial antagonist

Aripiprazole
Brexpiprazole
Cariprazine

Switch medication from Flupenthixol_LA to Partial antagonist.
Partial antagonist is a collection of antipsychotic drugs having similar properties with respect to switching. A switch to member of the 'partial antagonist' group from anotherdrug should be read as partial antagonist-anotherdrug. Similarly, a switch from a member of the 'partial antagonist' group to anotherdrug should be read as anotherdrug-partial antagonist.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Flupenthixol_LA
  • Day 1: Last depot injection
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Partial antagonist
  • Start drug at target dose on the day you would normally have injected the next depot.
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]
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Nietinrijdenbord.png — Flupenthixol_LA
Eenrichtingbord.png — Partial antagonist


  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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