Haloperidol-Zuclopenthixol MA

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Haloperidol
Type Antipsychotic
Group Butyrophenones
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ATC-code N05AD01
Medscape Haloperidol
PubChem 3559
PubMed Haloperidol
Drugs.com haloperidol
Kompas (Dutch) Haloperidol
Wikipedia Haloperidol
Zuclopenthixol
Medium long acting
Type Antipsychotic
Group Thioxanthenes
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PubChem 5311507
PubMed Zuclopenthixol
Kompas (Dutch) Zuclopenthixol
Wikipedia Zuclopenthixol

Switch medication from Haloperidol to Zuclopenthixol_MA.

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  • Stop or reduce drug, depending on symptomatology and (expected) adverse reactions.
  • The effects of both drugs will be superimposed for several days.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Zuclopenthixol_MA
  • Day 1: Start drug according general dosing advice.
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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.[5]
  • Zuclopenthixol_MA = Zuclopenthixol acetate [6]
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  3. 3.0 3.1 The Lundbeck Institute; Psychotropics; Terminal Plasma Half-lives
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  5. Stöllberger C, Huber JO, Finsterer J, Antipsychotic drugs and QT prolongation. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2005 Sep;20(5):243-51.
  6. SPC Zuclopenthixol acetate
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