Adding quetiapine to aripiprazole.
- Aripiprazole is metabolized by CYP2D6 and CYP3A4 to an active metabolite.
- Quetiapine is principally metabolized by CYP3A4 to active and inactive metabolites.
- The combination of these 2 antipsychotics seems to be irrational from a pharmacotherapeutical point of view.
- Agents with anticholinergic properties may have additive effects when used in combination. 
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- NVZA; Toxicology.org; Monografie 73 (dutch)
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