Long-acting injections (LAIs) are injectable antipsychotic medications that help control schizophrenia symptoms for a set amount of time. They gradually release into the body after they are injected and allow for longer periods of time between doses than a daily pill.
Long-acting injectable antipsychotic medications may be used to help manage acute psychotic episodes.
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You and your doctor know that your medication is in your system for 1 month
After initiation, it’s only administered once a month, while a pill needs to be taken every day
Helps delay another schizophrenia episode