Switching Antipsychotic Medications

SwitchRx is an online tool to guide healthcare professionals when switching a patient from one antipsychotic to another.

This resource features suggested tapering and titration schedules, clinical tips, detailed information on drug pharmacokinetics, and other precautions.

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Watch an introduction to SwitchRx by psychiatrist Diane McIntosh, M.D., FRCPC, of CANMAT.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide healthcare professionals with the most current and useful information to guide their clinical practice when switching their patients' antipsychotic treatment regimens.

About SwitchRx

SwitchRx was conceived and developed by a group of Canadian clinicians and psychopharmacologists experienced with the use of antipsychotic medications.

SwitchRx is jointly produced by the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) and BC Mental Health & Addiction Services (BCMHAS).

This resource is meant to serve as a guide, and should not replace good clinical judgement and experience. Please see our Terms of Use.

Our industry sponsors were not involved in the development of content. Their involvement was limited to reviewing the accuracy of the information about their own respective product(s).

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