* This switch is intended for paliperidone long acting (Xeplion®, 30 days)
Switch medication from Risperidone LA to Paliperidone LA.
Stop Risperidone LA
- Day 1: Last depot injection
Start Paliperidone LA
Start depot according to general dosing advice without loading dose on the day you would normally have injected the next depot. Administer monthly.
- During this switch you could monitor ECG, especially in patients prone to QT-conduction problems.
- There is a possibility of QT interval prolongation.
— Risperidone LA — Paliperidone LA
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