Clinical Indication

Schizophrenia. Combination therapy for mania. Preventing recurrence in bipolar disorder. Monotherapy for mania. Control of agitation and disturbed behaviour in schizophrenia or mania. Personality disorder.


See the LLR Antipsychotic Prescribing Guide

Date of classification

September 2022


Specialist recommendation: Medicines initiated (and stabilised where appropriate) or recommended by a specialist service for prescribing in primary care. Requests should be clearly communicated either through written communication including using approved paperwork if available or verbal means as appropriate .