Switch medication from Citalopram to Escitalopram.
- Day 1: stop administration abruptly.
- No wash-out period is applied.
- Day 2: start escitalopram in half the dosage of citalopram.
- Defined Daily Dose citalopram: 20 mg
- Defined Daily Dose es-citalopram: 10 mg
- The enantiomers of the racemic mixture citalopram and es-citalopram have qualitatively a quite similar pharmacological effect.
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