(Redirected from Olanzapine-Lurasidon)
Switch medication from Olanzapine to Lurasidone.
- Day 1-4: approx. 75% of initial dose
- Day 5-8: approx. 50% of initial dose
- Day 9-12: approx. 25% of initial dose
- Day 13: stop
- Day 1-4: approx. 25% of target dose
- Day 5-8: approx. 50% of target dose
- Day 9-12: approx. 75% of target dose
- Day 13: target dose
- More information on switching to lurasidon: see reference. 
- KNMP; Informatorium Medicamentorum 2015; Monografie "olanzapine" (Dutch)
- Farmacotherapeutisch Kompas; Toxicologie (dutch)
- Woods SW Chlorpromazine equivalent doses for the newer atypical antipsychotics; J Clin Psychiatry 2003;64:663-667
- McEvoy JP et al. Effectiveness of lurasidone in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder switched from other antipsychotics: a randomized, 6-week, open-label study.J Clin Psychiatry. 2013 Feb;74(2):170-9.
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