Risperidone LA-Flupenthixol LA

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Risperidone
long acting
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
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Medscape Risperidone
PubChem 5073
PubMed Risperidone
Kompas (Dutch) Risperidone
Wikipedia Risperidone
Flupenthixol
long acting
Type Antipsychotic
Group Thioxanthenes
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Medscape Flupenthixol
PubChem 17012
PubMed Flupenthixol
Kompas (Dutch) Flupenthixol
Wikipedia Flupenthixol

Switch medication from Risperidone_LA to Flupenthixol_LA.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Risperidone_LA
  • Day 1: Last depot injection
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Flupenthixol_LA
  • Day 28: Start depot according general dosing advice.
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]
    StopDepotRispStartDepot.jpg
Nietinrijdenbord.png — Risperidone_LA
Eenrichtingbord.png — Flupenthixol_LA


  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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