Sertindole-Olanzapine

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Sertindole
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
links
PubChem 60149
PubMed Sertindole
Kompas (Dutch) Sertindole
Wikipedia Sertindole
Olanzapine
Type antipsychotic
Group atypical AP
Other use moodstabilizer
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ATC-code N05AH03
Medscape Olanzapine
EMEA zyprexa
PubChem 4585
PubMed Olanzapine
Drugs.com olanzapine
Kompas (Dutch) Olanzapine
Wikipedia Olanzapine

Switch medication from Sertindole to Olanzapine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Sertindole
  • 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 Olanzapine
  • 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
Letopbord.png Cave
  • During this switch ECG monitoring is required because of possible QT-interval prolongation[4][5]
Infobord.png More information
Switchstandaardup en down.jpg
Nietinrijdenbord.png — Sertindole
Eenrichtingbord.png — Olanzapine


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 KNMP; Informatorium Medicamentorum 2015; Monografie "olanzapine" (Dutch)
  2. Farmacotherapeutisch Kompas; Toxicologie (dutch)
  3. Woods SW Chlorpromazine equivalent doses for the newer atypical antipsychotics; J Clin Psychiatry 2003;64:663-667
  4. SPC Sertindole (Dutch)
  5. SPC Sertindole
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