Chlorpromazine-Aripiprazole

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Chlorpromazine
Type Antipsychotic
Group Phenothiazines
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Medscape Chlorpromazine
PubChem 2726
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Ariprazole
Type Antipsychotic
Group Atypical AP
Other use moodstabilizer
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EMEA abilify
PubChem 60975
PubMed Ariprazole
Kompas (Dutch) Ariprazole
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Switch medication from Chlorpromazine to Aripiprazole.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Chlorpromazine
  • Week 1: approx. 75% of initial dose
  • Week 2: approx. 50% of initial dose
  • Week 3: approx. 25% of initial dose
  • Week 4: approx. 12,5% of initial dose
  • Day 28: stop
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Aripiprazole
  • Day 1-3: start 50% of target dose
  • Day 4-7: target dose
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]
    Anticholinerg AP naar partieel2.jpg
Nietinrijdenbord.png — Chlorpromazine
Eenrichtingbord.png — Aripiprazole


  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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