Convert Antipsychotic Doses to Chlorpromazine Equivalents

As different antipsychotic medications have different potencies, the doses of different medications cannot be directly compared. Various strategies are used to convert doses into a common reference so that comparison is meaningful. Chlorpromazine (CPZ) has historically been used as a reference medication into which other antipsychotic doses can be converted, as "chlorpromazine-equivalent doses". Using conversion keys generated from widely-cited scientific papers, e.g. Gardner et. al 2010 and Leucht et al. 2016 , antipsychotic doses are converted to CPZ (or any specified antipsychotic) equivalents. The use of the package is described in the included vignette. Not for clinical use.


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Authors: Eric Brown [aut, cre] , Parita Shah [aut] , Julia Kim [aut] , Frederick Boehm [rev]

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