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, e.g. Gardner et. al 2010 <doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2009.09060802> and 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.

Version: 0.2.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.5)
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown, testthat, covr
Published: 2021-03-14
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.chlorpromazineR
Author: Eric Brown ORCID iD [aut, cre], Parita Shah ORCID iD [aut], Julia Kim ORCID iD [aut], Frederick Boehm ORCID iD [rev]
Maintainer: Eric Brown <eb at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: chlorpromazineR results


Reference manual: chlorpromazineR.pdf
Vignettes: Examples produced by chlorpromazineR
Using chlorpromazineR to calculate chlorpromazine-equivalent doses


Package source: chlorpromazineR_0.2.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): chlorpromazineR_0.2.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): chlorpromazineR_0.2.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): chlorpromazineR_0.2.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): chlorpromazineR_0.2.0.tgz
Old sources: chlorpromazineR archive


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