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 Formulary Chapter 4: Central nervous system - Full Chapter
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04.02.02  Expand sub section  Antipsychotic depot injections
Flupentixol Decanoate
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Amber
Depot injection

Hospital initiation
Option based on NICE guidance and licence

200mg/ml low volume injection is more expensive so reserve for higher dose prescriptions (>250mg)

 
   
Fluphenazine Decanoate
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Amber

Hospital initiation
Option based on NICE guidance and licence

Discontinued in March 2018. Not to be prescribed for new patients

 
Link  Discontinuation of fluphenazine decanoate depot injection - advice for prescribers
   
Haloperidol
(Haldol Decanoate)
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Amber
Hospital initiation
Option based on NICE guidance and licence  
   
Zuclopenthixol Decanoate (Clopixol and Clopixol Conc)
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Amber
Hospital initiation
Option based on NICE guidance and licence  
   
Aripiprazole intramuscular injection (Abilify Maintena)
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Red

For the maintenance of adult patients with schizophrenia who have responded to oral aripiprazole but who are non-compliant.

see guidelines for the use of aripiprazole long acting injections

 
   
Olanzapine Embonate (ZypAdhera)
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Red
Hospital use only
See olanzapine LAI guidelines
Can be considered as a treatment option for psychoses with appropriate risk management arrangements 
   
Paliperidone prolonged release suspension for injection (Xeplion)
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Red
Hospital Use only

See paliperidone long-acting injection prescribing guidelines. 
Link  Paliperidone LAI guideline
   
Risperidone LAI (Risperdal Consta)
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Red
no new patients to intitiate risperidone long acting injection
see paliperidone LAI 
   
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Flupentixol Decanoate  (Depixol® Conc.)

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Non Formulary
 
Flupentixol Decanoate  (Depixol® Low Volume)

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Non Formulary
 
Fluphenazine Decanoate  (Modecate®)

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Non Formulary
Link  2018 Discontinuation of fluphenazine decanoate depot injection - advice for prescribers
 
Fluphenazine Decanoate  (Modecate® Concentrate)

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Non Formulary
Link  2018 Discontinuation of fluphenazine decanoate depot injection - advice for prescribers
 
Paliperidone 3 monthly -prolonged release suspension for injection  (Trevicta )

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Zuclopenthixol Decanoate  (Clopixol® Conc.)

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Green

May be initiated, stabilised and maintained in primary, secondary or tertiary care  

Amber

Amber drug - without shared care  

Amber SCG

Amber drug - with shared care guideline  

Red

For secondary or tertiary care initiation and long-term maintenance of prescribing  

Black

Not recommended  

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