Aripiprazole LA-Penfluridol

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Aripiprazole
long acting
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
Other use moodstabilizer
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Medscape Aripiprazole
EMEA abilify
PubChem 60975
PubMed Aripiprazole
Kompas (Dutch) Aripiprazole
Wikipedia Aripiprazole
Penfluridol
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
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PubMed Penfluridol
Wikipedia Penfluridol

Switch medication from Aripiprazol LA to Penfluridol.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Aripiprazol LA
  • Day 1: Last depot injection
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Penfluridol
  • Week 3: start with 10 mg
  • Week 4: increase dose to 20 mg
  • Week 5 and further: adjust dose according to clinical presentation
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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.
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