Frenia 4 Tablet

৳ 3.50

Oral-
Acute manic episodes of bipolar disorder:
Adult: Initially, 2-3 mg once daily. May increase by 1 mg daily at intervals of at least 24 hr. Max: 6 mg daily.
Elderly: Initiate with lower doses.
Oral-
Schizophrenia:
Adult: Initially, 2 mg daily, may increase to 4 mg daily on the 2nd day, adjusted further in increments or decrements of 1-2 mg daily at wkly intervals. Doses may be given in 1-2 divided doses. Maintenance: 4-6 mg daily. Max: 16 mg/day.
Elderly: Initially, 0.5 mg bid gradually increased in increments of 0.5 mg bid. Maintenance: 1-2 mg bid.
Intramuscular-
Schizophrenia:
Adult: Give oral risperidone for a few days to assess tolerability prior to initiating inj. For patients not stabilised on oral risperidone: 25 mg every 2 wk. Patients stabilised on oral risperidone for at least 2 wk in doses ≤4 mg daily: 25 mg every 2 wk. Patients stabilised on oral risperidone for at least 2 wk in doses >4 mg daily: 37.5 mg every 2 wk. Continue oral risperidone for the 1st 3 wk after the 1st inj.
Elderly: Max dose: 25 mg every 2 wk.

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