Applies to the following strengths: 17 mg
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Usual Adult Dose for Psychosis
Recommended dose: 34 mg (as two 17 mg tablets) orally once a day
-This drug does not require titration.
Use: Treatment of hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson's disease psychosis
Renal Dose Adjustments
Mild to moderate renal dysfunction (CrCl 30 mL/min and greater): No adjustment recommended.
Severe renal dysfunction (CrCl less than 30 mL/min): Not recommended.
Liver Dose Adjustments
Use with concurrent strong CYP450 3A4 inhibitors:
-Recommended dose: 17 mg orally once a day
Use with concurrent strong CYP450 3A4 inducers:
-Monitor for reduced efficacy; the dose of this drug may need to be increased
US BOXED WARNING: This drug has an increased risk of mortality when administered to elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis. Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs have an increased risk of death. This drug is not approved for use in patients with dementia-related psychosis unrelated to hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson's disease psychosis.
Safety and efficacy have not been established in pediatric patients.
Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.
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-May be taken with or without food
-Patients should be advised to report all concurrent prescription and nonprescription medications or herbal products they are taking.
-Patients should be advised to speak to a healthcare provider if pregnant, intend to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
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