chlorpromazineR: 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 (Gardner et. al 2010 <doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2009.09060802>, Leucht et al. 2016 <doi:10.1093/schbul/sbv167>), 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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AuthorEric Brown [aut, cre] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1575-2606>), Parita Shah [aut] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7302-0411>), Julia Kim [aut] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0379-1333>), Frederick Boehm [rev] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1644-5931>)
MaintainerEric Brown <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL-3
Version0.1.2
URL https://github.com/ropensci/chlorpromazineR
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("chlorpromazineR")

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