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Type Antipsychotic
Group Phenothiazines
Medscape Chlorpromazine
PubChem 2726
PubMed Chlorpromazine
Kompas (Dutch) Chlorpromazine
Wikipedia Chlorpromazine
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
Medscape Lurasidone
PubMed Lurasidone
Kompas (Dutch) Lurasidone
Wikipedia Lurasidone

Switch medication from Chlorpromazine to Lurasidon.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Chlorpromazine
  • Day 1-7: gradually reduce the dose of chlorpromazine to 50% of the dose.
  • Day 8-14: gradually reduce the dose of chlorpromazine to 0% of the dose
  • Day 14: stop administration of chlorpromazine.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Lurasidon
  • Day 1-7: start administration of lurasidon in a dose of 40 mg/day.
  • Day 8-14: increase the dose of lurasidon to 80 mg/day if necessary. Note: Continue the dose of lurasidone 40 mg/day if the patiënt is stable.
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]
  • It is also possible to start administration of lurasidon on day 1 in a dose of 80 mg/day. [2]
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