Lurasidone-Sertindole

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Lurasidone
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
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Medscape Lurasidone
PubMed Lurasidone
Kompas (Dutch) Lurasidone
Wikipedia Lurasidone
Sertindole
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
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PubChem 60149
PubMed Sertindole
Kompas (Dutch) Sertindole
Wikipedia Sertindole

Switch medication from Lurasidone to Sertindole.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Lurasidone
  • Day 1-4: approx. 75% of initial dose
  • Day 5-8: approx. 50% of initial dose
  • Day 9-12: approx. 25% of initial dose
  • Day 13: stop
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Sertindole
  • 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
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]
    Switchstandaardup en down.jpg
Nietinrijdenbord.png — Lurasidone
Eenrichtingbord.png — Sertindole


  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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