Bulletin 286: Antipsychotic drugs

This bulletin looks at prescribing of antipsychotic drugs and includes cost effective choices for different treatments.

The switch suggestions include switching from quetiapine XL to quetiapine immediate release (IR) or cost effective branded products where applicable, olanzapine lyophilisates tablets to orodispersible tablets and risperidone orodispersible to standard risperidone tablets as appropriate.