Iloperidone (US brand name Fanapt®) is a second-generation (“atypical”) antipsychotic. Here is basic information about this medication.
Treatment of adults with schizophrenia
Starting dose: 1 mg twice daily
Titration: The dose should then be increased to 2 mg, 4 mg, 6 mg, 8 mg, 10 mg, and 12 mg twice daily on days 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 respectively.
Target dose: 6 to 12 mg twice daily (achieved by dose increments of 1–2 mg twice daily)
Maximum dose: The recommended target dosage of iloperidone is 12 to 24 mg/day administered in two divided doses.
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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