Switch medication from Partial agonist to Fluphenazine_LA.
Partial agonist is a collection of antipsychotic drugs having similar properties with respect to switching. A switch to member of the 'partial agonist' group from anotherdrug should be read as partial agonist-anotherdrug. Similarly, a switch from a member of the 'partial agonist' group to anotherdrug should be read as anotherdrug-partial agonist.
Stop Partial agonist
- Week 1-6: Continue drug at usual dose
- Week 7: Stop drug
- Day 1: Start depot according general dosing advice (Dotted line in graph)
- During this switch you could monitor ECG, especially in patients prone to QT-conduction problems.
- There is a possibility of QT interval prolongation.
- Alternatively, first switch to oral form and then switch to depot to manage possible (adverse) reactions. With a direct switch to a depot it is advisable to administer a low testdose in order to exclude adverse reactions.
— Partial agonist — Fluphenazine_LA
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