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Evaluation of Efficacy and Safety of Long-acting Risperidone Microspheres in Patients With Schizophrenia or Other Psychotic Disorders When Switching From Typical Antipsychotic (Oral/Depot) or Atypical Oral Other Than Risperidone

2014-08-27 03:34:57 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability and safety of patients on long-acting Risperidone microshpheres injection. The major advantage of long-acting injection over oral medication is facilitation of compliance in medication taking. Non-compliance is very common among schizophrenic and is a frequent cause of relapse.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Schizophrenia, Catatonic

Intervention

Long-acting Risperidone microspheres injection

Location

Kwai Chung Hospital
Hong Kong
China

Status

Recruiting

Source

Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:34:57-0400

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