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Risperidone-Paliperidone LA

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  • 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.[1]
  1. Stöllberger C, Huber JO, Finsterer J, Antipsychotic drugs and QT prolongation. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2005 Sep;20(5):243-51.