Vraylar Dosage

Generic name: cariprazine
Drug class: Atypical antipsychotics

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD. Last updated Oct 6, 2022

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  CAP: 1.5 mg, 3 mg, 4.5 mg, 6 mg

Schizophrenia

[1.5-6 mg PO qd]
Start: 1.5 mg PO qd x1 day, then may incr. to 3 mg PO qd; Max: 6 mg/day; Info: may adjust dose in 1.5 mg or 3 mg increments; periodically reassess need for tx; D/C if ANC <1000; consider D/C if unexplained decr. in WBC

Bipolar I disorder, manic/mixed

[3-6 mg PO qd]
Start: 1.5 mg PO qd x1 day, then incr. to 3 mg PO qd; Max: 6 mg/day; Info: may adjust dose in 1.5 mg or 3 mg increments; periodically reassess need for tx; D/C if ANC <1000; consider D/C if unexplained decr. in WBC

Bipolar I disorder, depressive

[1.5-3 mg PO qd]
Start: 1.5 mg PO qd x14 days, then may incr. to 3 mg PO qd; Max: 3 mg/day; Info: periodically reassess need for tx; D/C if ANC <1000; consider D/C if unexplained decr. in WBC

Renal dosing

CrCl >30: no adjustment; CrCl <30: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

Child-Pugh Class A or B: no adjustment; Child-Pugh Class C: not defined

 

SRC: NLM .