Dose Maintenance, Reduction With Antipsychotics
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 16, Number 6, June 2018
Adam Strassberg, MD.
Dr. Strassberg has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Once patients with schizophrenia are stabilized on an antipsychotic in the acute phase of their treatment, guidelines are unclear on how to continue dosing. Some guidelines recommend lowering the dose, others recommend maintaining the dose, and others give no firm recommendations whatsoever.