Iloperidone (US brand name Fanapt®) is a second-generation (“atypical”) antipsychotic. Here is basic information about this medication.
Treatment of adults with schizophrenia
Starting: 1 mg twice daily
Target: 6–12 mg twice daily (achieved by dose increments of 1–2 mg twice daily)
Maximum: 12 mg twice daily (24 mg/day)
Please refer to Prescribing Information (see link below) for a complete discussion of dosage, administration, warnings and precautions, contraindications, etc.
Dosage forms and strengths
Tablets: 1 mg, 2 mg, 4 mg, 6 mg, 8 mg, 10 mg, and 12 mg
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