- stop risperidone and administer paliperidone-LA according to the dosing scheme of the SPC. No loading dose is needed!
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- Day 1: Start depot according general dosing advice (Dotted line in graph)
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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.
- Stöllberger C, Huber JO, Finsterer J, Antipsychotic drugs and QT prolongation. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2005 Sep;20(5):243-51.