Aripiprazole LA-Flupenthixol LA
Switch medication from Aripiprazole LA to Flupenthixol LA.
Stop Aripiprazole LA
- Day 1: Last depot injection
Start Flupenthixol LA
- Start depot according to general dosing advice on the day you normally would have injected the former depot.
- Testing for acceptance and possible allergic reactions in a low dose can be carried out earlier.
- During this switch you could monitor ECG, especially in patients prone to QT-conduction problems.
- There is a possibility of QT interval prolongation.
- More information you'll find in the summary of product characteristics (SPC) of aripiprazole depot injection. 
— Aripiprazole LA
— Flupenthixol LA
— Flupenthixol LA
- Stöllberger C, Huber JO, Finsterer J, Antipsychotic drugs and QT prolongation. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2005 Sep;20(5):243-51.
- http://www.ema.europa.eu/docs/en_GB/document_library/EPAR_-_Product_Information/human/002755/WC500156111.pdf SPC of the European Medicines Agency on aripiprazole depot
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