Acute & maintenance treatment of schizophrenia & other psychoses 5-20 mg/day. Acute manic or mixed episodes in bipolar disorder 10-15 mg once daily. Moderate or severe manic episode 15 mg once daily for monotherapy or 10 mg daily in combination therapy. Prevention of recurrence of manic, mixed or depressive episode in bipolar disorder 5-20 mg/day.
May be taken with or without food.
Hyperglycemia or exacerbation of preexisting diabetes. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Smoking. Pregnancy & lactation.