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Antipsychotics - Long-acting Injectable [English] Permalink Public

These medications are a type of antipsychotic (say an-tee-sy-kot-ick) given by injection. Another term for this injection is a “depot.” They are most commonly used to treat symptoms of psychosis (say sigh-ko-sis) such as hearing voices or having false beliefs. Psychosis can occur in different types of illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This medication can also be used to help stabilizer a person’s mood. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
267604
Body Location:
  • Brain and Nerves,
  • Mental Health
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Drug, Fluid and Nutrition Therapy
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Mental Health and Behaviour
Keywords:
  • Brain,
  • Schizophrenia,
  • Balance,
  • Chemical,
  • Bipolar,
  • Psychosis,
  • Delusion,
  • Hallucination,
  • Disorder,
  • Antipsychotic,
  • Mood,
  • Stabilizer,
  • Long-acting,
  • Prescriptions,
  • LAI,
  • Injectable,
  • Zuclopenthixol
Demographic:
  • All
Program:
  • Lower Mainland Pharmacy
Format:
Factsheet
Revision Date:
March 28, 2024
Reproduction Rights:
Hormone image: © Fraser Health; All other images: CC 3.0 BY / Freepik / flaticon.com
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