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  • Atypical Antipsychotic Agent
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    Fanapt
    Megapharm
    RX
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    Fanapt

    Atypical Antipsychotic Agent. Iloperidone 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 mg.
    I.R.TABS: Titration pack, 60 X 1 mg, 2 mg,
    4 mg, 6 mg, 8 mg,10 mg, 12 mg.
    Titrat. phase - must be titr. slowly from a
    low start. dose to avoid orthost.
    hypotens. due to its α-adrener. block.
    properties.
    Recom. start. dose for 1 mg ×2/ d. Incr.
    to reach the target dose range of 6-12
    mg ×2/ d may be made with dly.
    dosage adjust. to 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 mg ×2/ d
    on days 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7, respectively.
    Efficacy was demonstrated with dose
    range of 6 -12 mg ×2/ d.
    Prescribers should be mindful of the
    fact that pts. need to be titr. to an
    effective dose. Thus, control of sympt.
    may be delayed during the first 1 - 2
    weeks of tmt. compared to some other
    antipsychotic agents that do not
    require similar titr. Some adverse react.
    are dose-related. To minimize initial
    tolerability issues, patients Preferable
    to be taken with food.
    Maint. tmt. - recom. mainten. dose- 12
    mg/d, administ. as either 6 mg ×2/ d or
    12 mg ×1/ d. Pts. should be period.
    reassessed to determine the need for
    maint. tmt. Max. dose - 12 mg ×2/ d.
    An atypical antipsychotic agent for tmt.
    schizophrenia in adults.
    C/I: Known hypersensitivity.

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