A new dosage schedule for pimozide in the acute stabilisation and maintenance treatment of psychosis.

In the present study, the value of pimozide, rapidly instituted at an optimal maintenance dose, for facilitating the social re-integration was assessed in 24 psychotic, mainly newly admitted, patients. The study comprised three stages spread over about 2 months, in which an optimal daily dose was individually fixed during stage 2 and maintained during stage… CONTINUE READING