Sertindole-Quetiapine

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Sertindole
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
links
PubChem 60149
PubMed Sertindole
Kompas (Dutch) Sertindole
Wikipedia Sertindole
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

Switch medication from Sertindole to Quetiapine.

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 Quetiapine
  • 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
Infobord.png More information
  • During this switch ECG monitoring is required because of possible QT-interval prolongation[5][6]
    Switchstandaardup en down.jpg
Nietinrijdenbord.png — Sertindole
Eenrichtingbord.png — Quetiapine


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 KNMP; Informatorium Medicamentorum 2015; Monografie "quetiapine" (Dutch)
  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. SPC Sertindole (Dutch)
  6. SPC Sertindole
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