Risperidone-Zuclopenthixol MA

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Risperidone
Type antipsychotic
Group atypical AP
Other use moodstabilizer
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ATC-code N05AX08
Medscape Risperidone
PubChem 5073
PubMed Risperidone
Drugs.com risperidone
Kompas (Dutch) Risperidone
Wikipedia Risperidone
Zuclopenthixol
Medium long acting
Type Antipsychotic
Group Thioxanthenes
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PubChem 5311507
PubMed Zuclopenthixol
Kompas (Dutch) Zuclopenthixol
Wikipedia Zuclopenthixol

Switch medication from Risperidone to Zuclopenthixol_MA.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Risperidone
  • 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.[4]
  • Zuclopenthixol_MA = Zuclopenthixol acetate [5]
  1. 1.0 1.1 KNMP; Informatorium Medicamentorum 2015; Monografie "risperidon" (Dutch)
  2. Woods SW; Chlorpromazine equivalent doses for the newer atypical antipsychotics J Clin Psychiatry 2003;64:663-667
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Lundbeck Institute; Psychotropics; Terminal Plasma Half-lives
  4. Stöllberger C, Huber JO, Finsterer J, Antipsychotic drugs and QT prolongation. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2005 Sep;20(5):243-51.
  5. SPC Zuclopenthixol acetate
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