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 Formulary Chapter 4: Central nervous system - Full Chapter
04.02.02  Expand sub section  Antipsychotic depot injections
Aripiprazole long acting injection
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For the maintenance treatment of schizophrenia in adult patients stabilised with oral aripiprazole in line with the WHCT Antipsychotic Long-Acting Injection (Depot) Choice Pathway; for secondary care prescribing only, i.e. not for primary care prescribing, with an annual audit requested.

 
 
Flupentixol Decanoate (Depixol Conc.)
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Flupentixol Decanoate (Depixol Low Volume)
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Fluphenazine Decanoate (Modecate)
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Haloperidol (Haldol Decanoate)
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Paliperidone 3 monthly injection (Trevicta)
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PRESCRIBE BY BRAND


For the maintenance treatment of schizophrenia in adult patients who are clinically stable on (formulary) monthly paliperidone palmitate injectable product (Xeplion®).




 
 
Paliperidone monthly injection (Xeplion)
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 PRESCRIBE BY BRAND

 
 
Risperidone (Risperdal Consta)
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In Line With NICE CG82 (Replaces TA43)

 
Link  NICE CG82 - Psychosis and schizophrenia: management
 
Zuclopenthixol Decanoate (Clopixol)
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Zuclopenthixol Decanoate (Clopixol Conc.)
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Secondary care only, not to be prescribed in primary care.   

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Specialist initiation with shared care guidance Medicines which should be initiated in secondary care by the specialist with follow-on prescription and monitoring according to a specific Shared Care (SC) Guideline. Prescribing may be continued in primary care in line with a shared care guideline   

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Specialist initiation with shared care guidance Medicines which should be initiated in secondary care by the specialist with follow-on prescription and monitoring according to a specific Shared Care (SC) Guideline. Prescribing may be continued in primary care in line with a shared care guideline   

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Considered suitable for primary care prescribing following specialist initiation/recommendation.  

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Considered appropriate for prescribing in both secondary and primary care. Suitable for initiation in primary care.   

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