APA Online CE Quiz

No. 90

Title: Rx Primer: The Conventional long-acting Antipsychotics

1. Which of the following is not a conventional long acting antipsychotic:
A) Risperdal Consta.
B) Haldol decanoate.
C) Prolixin decanoate.
D) None of the above.

2. Steady state plasma concentrations of haloperidol decanoate are achieved at:
A) 6 days.
B) 3 weeks.
C) Third or fourth dose.
D) None of the above.

3. The initial dose of haloperidol decanoate is:
A) 10?20 times the oral dose.
B) Should not exceed 100 mg.
C) 10?15 times the oral dose in the elderly.
D) All of the above.

4. The initial dose of fluphenazine decanoate is:
A) 12.5 mg.
B) 25 mg.
C) 12.5 mg or 25 mg.
D) None of the above.

5. In the U.S., haloperidol decanoate and fluphenazine decanoate are commonly used for:
A) Schizophrenic patients suffering from their first acute psychotic break.
B) Chronic schizophrenic patients who have been noncompliant with medications.
C) Both of the above.
D) None of the above.

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