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    Abilify Maintena
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    Abilify Maintena

    Atypical Antipsychotic. Aripiprazole (as monohydrate) 300 mg, 400 mg.
    PRE-FILLED  SYR. (pwdr. + solvent for prolong. -release susp.):1,3. Recom. init. & mainten. dose: 400 mg. once mnthly. as a single inj. (no sooner than 26 d after the previous inj.). After the 1st  inj., tmt. with 10 mg- 20 mg oral aripiprazole should be cont.  for 14 consec. days to maintain therapeutic aripiprazole concentr. during init. of ther. See lit.
    Maintenan.  tmt. of schizophrenia in adult pts. stabilised with oral aripiprazole.
    C/I: Hypersens.

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    Atypical Antipsychotic. Aripiprazole 5, 10, 15, 30 mg.
    TABS: 28 x 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 30
    Take whole w/out meals. Schizophren:
    Adult >18 yrs: 10-15 mg dly. Maint. 15
    mg dly, max. 30 mg dly. Adolescents
    (15 yrs and older): recommend. dose
    10 mg dly. Max. dly dose: 30 mg.
    Mania: Adult >18 yrs: 15 mg daily, incr.
    if necess. to 30 mg dly. Not to exceed
    recomm. dose. Irritability
    Assoc. with Autistic Dis. (6-17 yrs):
    initiate at 2.5 mg/d, dose range 5 – 15
    mg dly. See lit.
    Tmt. of schizophrenia, tmt. of mod.- severe
    manic epis. in Bipolar I disord., prevent. of
    a new manic epis. in pts who experienced
    predomin. manic epis. whose manic
    epis. respond. to aripiprazole tmt. Use as
    an adjunct. ther. to antidepress. for tmt. of
    major depress. dis. (MDD). Efficacy was
    establ. in two 6-week trials in adults with
    MDD who had an inadeq. resp. to
    antidepr. ther. during the curr. epis. Tmt. of
    irritability assoc. with autistic dis. Efficacy
    was establ. in two 8-week trials in ped. pts
    (aged 6 - 17 yrs) with irritab. assoc. with
    autistic dis. (incl. sympt. of aggress.
    towards others, delib. self-inj., temper
    tantrums, quickly chang. moods).
    C/I: Hypersens.

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    Atypical Antipsychotic. Ziprasidone 20, 40, 60, 80 mg.
    CAPS: 30, 60 x 20 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, 80
    mg. Adults (65 yrs or below): 40 mg 2 x
    dly with food. Adjust dly dose on
    individ. clinical status up to 80 mg 2 x
    dly. See lit.
    Schizophren; maint. clinic. improve.
    during continuation ther.
    C/I: Hypersens; known QT - interval
    prolongat; congen. long QT syndr.,
    recent acute M.I., uncompensat. heart
    fail, arrhyth. treated with class I and III
    anti-arrhyth. drugs.

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    Atypical Antipsychotic. Paliperidone 3, 6, 9 mg.
    E.R. TABS: 28 x 3 mg, 6 mg, 9 mg. See lit.
    Treatment of schizophrenia in adolescents
    (12-17 years).

    Devries & Co.
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    Atypical Antipsychotic. Clozapine 25 mg, 100 mg.
    TABS: 50 x 25 mg, 100 mg. Initial: 1-2, 25
    mg tabs. on 1st. day. Incr. by 25-50 mg
    dly. to max. 600 mg dly. within
    7-14 days. May incr. to 900 mg dly in certain cases. See lit.
    Tmt. - resist. schizophren. in pts.
    unrespons. to or intol. of conventional
    neuroleptics. Psychiatrist at mental hosp.

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    Atypical Antipsychotic. Clozapine 25 mg, 100 mg.
    TABS: 50. Initial: 1st day: 1-2 x 25 mg.
    Increase within 7-14 days to 25-50 mg
    dly to max. 600 mg dly. Certain cases
    may incr. to 900 mg dly. See lit.
    Psychiatrist prescription only.
    Schizophren. non-respons. to
    conventional ther.