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Antipsychotic depot injections

 Antipsychotic depot injections Preparations Comments
See guidance on Administration of oil-based Depot and Long-Acting IM Antipsychotic Injections
Aripiprazole  400mg injection

 

Flupentixol decanoate 20mg/ml, 40mg/2ml, 50mg/0.5ml, 100mg/1ml, 200mg/ml injection  
Haloperidol decanoate 50mg/ml, 100mg/ml injection Baseline ECG is recommended. See DTC recommendation on haloperidol and ECG monitoring
Paliperidone palmitate 1-monthly(Xeplion®) 50mg, 75mg, 100mg, 150mg pre-filled syringes Tablets NOT APPROVED  See Paliperidone - Prescribing and Administration Guidelines
Paliperidone palmitate 3-monthly (Trevicta®)  175mg, 263mg, 350mg, 525mg pre-filled syringes  See Paliperidone 3-monthly prescribing guidelines
Zuclopenthixol deconoate (Clopixol®) 200mg/ml, 500mg/ml injection  

 

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