Initial Dosing Strategies for Long-Acting Injectable Risperidone

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Sir: What are the most effective initial dosing strategies when starting long-acting injectable risperidone? Vials are available in 3 doses: 25, 37.5, and 50 mg. As clinicians continue to gain experience in prescribing risperidone in this new injectable form, a review of initial dosing strategies when starting a patient on long-acting injectable risperidone is needed.​

J Clin Psychiatry 2006;67(8):1310-1311 [letter]