Fast Five Quiz: Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics

Ravinder N. Bhalla, MD


August 19, 2021

To minimize adverse effects associated with LAI antipsychotics, administration into the ventrogluteal muscle is recommended for most agents because the dorsogluteal site is associated with risks owing to its proximity to the sciatic nerve. However, many patients prefer administration into the deltoid muscle.

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