Flupenthixol LA-Zuclopenthixol LA

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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
Zuclopenthixol
long acting
Type Antipsychotic
Group Thioxanthenes
links
PubChem 5311507
PubMed Zuclopenthixol
Kompas (Dutch) Zuclopenthixol
Wikipedia Zuclopenthixol

Switch medication from Flupenthixol_LA to Zuclopenthixol_LA.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Flupenthixol_LA
  • Day 1: Last depot injection
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Zuclopenthixol_LA
  • Start depot according to general dosing advice on the day you normally would have injected the former depot.
  • Testing for acceptance and possible allergic reactions in a low dose can be carried out earlier.
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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]
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Nietinrijdenbord.png — Flupenthixol_LA
Eenrichtingbord.png — Zuclopenthixol_LA


  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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