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Table 2 Schedule of dosing regimen

From: Quetiapine versus aripiprazole in children and adolescents with psychosis - protocol for the randomised, blinded clinical Tolerability and Efficacy of Antipsychotics (TEA) trial

Level 1 2 3 4 5* 6**
Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Quetiapine ER (mg) 50 50 100 100 200 200 400 400 600 800
Aripiprazole (mg) 2.5 2.5 5 5 10 10 15 15 20 30
Number of capsules 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 3 4
Quetiapine ER:
Aripiprazole:
  1. Due to unparalleled strengths in formulations of quetiapine ER and aripiprazole, the use of capsules filled with a neutral ingredient (lactose) is needed in order to have the same number of capsules for each compound at each level. ER=extended release.
  2. *Level 5 = final level; **Level 6 = maximal level (if needed);
  3. Capsules with active compound; Capsules without active compound.