Long-Acting Antipsychotics Dose Conversion.

Dr. Harvinder Singh, MD

Admin, Psychiatry Education Forum

Physician’s Guide for Clinical Psychiatry Course Subscribers will have more detailed access to following chapters in ⇒

Long Acting Injectables Lecture Series

This chapter will be summarized in following sections:

  • Pharmacokinetics & clinical implications.
  • How to initiate loading dose & adjust doses.
  • Converting oral risperidone to risperidone consta.
  • Converting risperidone consta to invega sustenna.
  • Managing missed dose of risperidone consta.

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This chapter will be summarized in following sections:

  • Indication.
  • Approved dosages.
  • Administration instructions.
  • Dose Conversion.
  • Dosage adjustment.

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This chapter will be summarized in following sections:

  • How to initiate loading dose & adjust dose?
  • Site of injection & type of needle used.
  • Converting oral paliperidone to invega sustenna.
  • Converting risperidone consta to invega sustenna.
  • Managing missed dose of invega sustenna.

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This chapter will be summarized in following sections:

  • How to initiate loading dose & adjust doses?
  • Managing missed dose of invega Trinza.
  • Converting invega trinza to invega sustenna.

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This chapter will be summarized in following sections:

  • How to initiate loading dose and adjust doses.
  • How long to continue oral aripiprazole for?
  • Dosage adjustment for CYP450 consideration.
  • Managing missed dose of abilify maintena.

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This chapter will be summarized in following sections:

  • Pharmacokinetics.
  • Therapeutic plasma level.
  • How to initiate loading dose.
  • How long to continue oral haloperidol after decanoate injection.
  • How much monthly medications is needed.
  • CONVERTING Haloperidol (Haldol®) PO to Haloperidol Decanoate.
  • Managing missed dose of Haloperidol Decanoate.

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This chapter will be summarized in following sections:

  • Pharmacokinetics.
  • Therapeutic plasma level.
  • Converting Fluphenazine (Prolixin®) PO to Fluphenazine Decanoate.
  • How long to continue oral fluphenazine after decanoate injection.
  • Managing missed dose of fluphenazine Decanoate.

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