What should I do if a patient misses a scheduled dose of, or experiences a gap in their long-acting injectable (LAI) treatment?

Please refer to the appropriate section of the FDA label as listed below for each medication. The label can be found by searching Drugs@FDA at the FDA website. Information is also available using the Drugs@FDA smartphone app.

  • Abilify Maintena (aripiprazole LAI) – Refer to label section 2.2: Dosage Adjustments for Missed Doses
  • Aristada (aripiprazole LAI) – Refer to label section 2.2: Missed Doses
  • Invega Sustenna (paliperidone palmitate LAI) – Refer to label section 2.3: Missed Doses
  • Invega Trinza (paliperidone palmitate LAI) – Refer to label section 2.3: Missed Doses
  • Perseris (risperidone sub-cutaneous LAI) – Refer to label section 2.1: Recommended Dosage

There is no specific guidance from the FDA on how to handle missed doses of the following LAIs:

  • Haldol decanoate (haloperidol LAI)
  • Prolixin decanoate (fluphenazine LAI)
  • Riperdal Consta (risperidone LAI)
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