Switch medication from Olanzapine LA to Penfluridol.
- Day 1: Last depot injection
- Week 3: start with 10 mg
- Week 4: increase dose to 20 mg
- Week 5 and further: adjust dose according to clinical presentation
- During this switch you could monitor ECG, especially in patients prone to QT-conduction problems.
- There is a possibility of QT interval prolongation.
- Stöllberger C, Huber JO, Finsterer J, Antipsychotic drugs and QT prolongation. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2005 Sep;20(5):243-51.
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