Schizophrenia and other psychoses (especially paranoid) mania and hypomania.
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
25 - 75 mg
From 8.333 To 25 mg 3 time(s) per day every day
Doses in the lower range for adults should be sufficient to control symptoms i.e. 25 mg 8 hourly.
Deep intramuscular injection.
25 - 150 mg
From 8.333 To 50 mg 3 time(s) per day every day
Start with 1/3-½ usual adult dose with a more gradual increase in dosage.
Initially 25 mg t.d.s. or 75 mg at bedtime increasing by daily amounts of 25 mg to an effective maintenance dose. This is usually in the range 75 to 150 mg daily but some patients may require up to 0.5 g daily.
Liability Disclaimer : RxReasoner has utilized reasonable care in providing content and services that are accurate, complete and up to date. However, RxReasoner does not accept any responsibility or liability about it. The content and services of RxReasoner are for informational purposes only and they are not intended to be a substitute for the knowledge, expertise, skill, and judgment of physicians, pharmacists, nurses, or other healthcare professionals involved in patient care. RxReasoner offers no medical advice. Users are responsible for the use of the provided content. A shown indication or treatment should not be construed to indicate that the medication is safe, appropriate, or effective in any given patient or under any particular circumstances. The absence of an indication or treatment should not roule out the existence of other appropriate medications. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or medicament. RxReasoner is not liable for any damages allegedly sustained arising out of the use of its content and services.