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How to switch from trilafon to abilify (aripiprazole)?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Under Supervision

Dr ali has provided specifics.
This should only be done under medical supervision. It is important that this be discussed & coordinated with your prescribing physician.

In brief: Under Supervision

Dr ali has provided specifics.
This should only be done under medical supervision. It is important that this be discussed & coordinated with your prescribing physician.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Trilafon to Abilify (aripiprazole)

Depending on how long you've been on trilafon (perphenazine).
Usual switching from 1 antipsychotic to another can be done over 2 weeks, by tapering the 1st. Antipsychotic by 1/2 daily dose while introducing 1/3 daily dose of the other antipsychotic. Do that for a week, then use 1/2 of 1st. & full daily dose of 2nd. For another week, after that stop the 1st.

In brief: Trilafon to Abilify (aripiprazole)

Depending on how long you've been on trilafon (perphenazine).
Usual switching from 1 antipsychotic to another can be done over 2 weeks, by tapering the 1st. Antipsychotic by 1/2 daily dose while introducing 1/3 daily dose of the other antipsychotic. Do that for a week, then use 1/2 of 1st. & full daily dose of 2nd. For another week, after that stop the 1st.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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