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What is depot antipsychotic medication?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Long-actng injection
It is the delivery of a medication into a fat deposit by injection that slowly releases medication into the body over one to four weeks generally.
It is often a psychiatric medication or a hormone. It an sometimes an important mode of delivery to effectively treat certain conditions under certain circumstances. Do not get the picture of an institutionalized person being forced to be medicated.

In brief: Long-actng injection
It is the delivery of a medication into a fat deposit by injection that slowly releases medication into the body over one to four weeks generally.
It is often a psychiatric medication or a hormone. It an sometimes an important mode of delivery to effectively treat certain conditions under certain circumstances. Do not get the picture of an institutionalized person being forced to be medicated.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depot
Are antipsychotics given in injectable forms & last long-time, 2-4 weeks, such as Haldol (haloperidol) decanoate & Risperdal consta.

In brief: Depot
Are antipsychotics given in injectable forms & last long-time, 2-4 weeks, such as Haldol (haloperidol) decanoate & Risperdal consta.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry
In brief: Long-acting
These medications are injected into the deltoid or gluteal muscles.
They replace the need to take the medication on a daily basis. They typically last anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks, depending upon the particular antipsychotic formulation utilized.

In brief: Long-acting
These medications are injected into the deltoid or gluteal muscles.
They replace the need to take the medication on a daily basis. They typically last anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks, depending upon the particular antipsychotic formulation utilized.
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Dr. Mark Reynolds
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