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Which schizophrenia drugs come in a long-lasting form?

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These anti-psychotic drugs come in a long-lasting form:

  • Aripiprazole (Abilify Maintena)
  • Aripiprazole lauroxil (Aristada)
  • Fluphenazine (Prolixin)
  • Haloperidol (Haldol)
  • Olanzapine pamoate (Zyprexa Relprevv)
  • Paliperidone (Invega Sustenna, Invega Trinza)
  • Risperidone (Risperdal Consta)

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health.

News release, University of California, Los Angeles.

FDA.

News release, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.

UpToDate: "Pharmacotherapy for schizophrenia: Long-acting injectable antipsychotic drugs."

Valenstein, M. , 2004. Schizophrenia Bulletin

Osborne, R. , April 2012. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

National Alliance on Mental Illness: "Mental Health Medications."

Rosenheck, R. , March 2011. New England Journal of Medicine

Brissos, S. , October 2014. Therapeutic Advances in Pharmacology

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on July 17, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health.

News release, University of California, Los Angeles.

FDA.

News release, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.

UpToDate: "Pharmacotherapy for schizophrenia: Long-acting injectable antipsychotic drugs."

Valenstein, M. , 2004. Schizophrenia Bulletin

Osborne, R. , April 2012. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

National Alliance on Mental Illness: "Mental Health Medications."

Rosenheck, R. , March 2011. New England Journal of Medicine

Brissos, S. , October 2014. Therapeutic Advances in Pharmacology

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on July 17, 2018

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