You’ve likely been given different kinds of pills to treat your schizophrenia—pills you have to remember to take every single day. But did you know that there are other medications available that you could take once a month? Today, treatment options include long-acting injectables that work to control symptoms when given every 4 weeks.
Getting on the right medication is one of the most important steps in your recovery process. Ask your doctor if a monthly injection is right for you.
When it comes to your treatment, how often you take your medication is something you should consider discussing with your doctor.
Antipsychotics are the drugs most commonly used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia. Over the last 60 years, since antipsychotics were first introduced, there have been big developments in these medications.