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Pharmacogenetic Considerations for Psychotropic Drugs

Pharmacogenetic Considerations – Psychiatric Drugs PHARMACOGENETIC CONSIDERATIONS FOR PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS Generic Brand Pharmaco- genomic Biomarker Section Genetic Notes aripiprazole Abilify CYP2D6 Dosage and admin Poor metabolizers (PMs): initially reduce dose to ½ the usual dose; adjust based on clinical response. Concomitant strong CYP3A4 inhibitors: reduce aripiprazole dose to ¼ the usual dose. Abilify Maintena Dosage and…

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