Switch medication from Pimozide 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.
- 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
Start Partial antagonist
- Day 1-3: start 50% of target dose
- Day 4-7: target dose
- During this switch you could monitor ECG, especially in patients prone to QT-conduction problems.
- There is a possibility of QT interval prolongation.
— Pimozide — Partial antagonist
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