Quetiapine-Zuclopenthixol MA

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Quetiapine
Type antipsychotic
Group atypical AP
Other use moodstabilizer
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ATC-code N05AH04
Medscape Quetiapine
PubChem 5002
PubMed Quetiapine
Drugs.com quetiapine-fumarate
Kompas (Dutch) Quetiapine
Wikipedia Quetiapine
Zuclopenthixol
Medium long acting
Type Antipsychotic
Group Thioxanthenes
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PubChem 5311507
PubMed Zuclopenthixol
Kompas (Dutch) Zuclopenthixol
Wikipedia Zuclopenthixol

Switch medication from Quetiapine to Zuclopenthixol_MA.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Quetiapine
  • 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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  2. NVZA; Toxicology.org; Monografie 73 (dutch)
  3. Woods SW Chlorpromazine equivalent doses for the newer atypical antipsychotics J Clin Psychiatry 2003;64:663-667
  4. Drugs.com quetiapine-fumarate
  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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