Difference between revisions of "Amitriptyline-fluvoxamine"

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Revision as of 17:12, 6 August 2009

Amitriptyline
Type Antidepressant
Group TCA
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ATC-code N06AA09
Medscape Amitriptyline
PubChem 2160
PubMed Amitriptyline
Kompas (Dutch) Amitriptyline
Wikipedia Amitriptyline
Fluvoxamine
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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Medscape Fluvoxamine
PubChem 5324346
PubMed Fluvoxamine
Kompas (Dutch) Fluvoxamine
Wikipedia Fluvoxamine

Switch medication from amitriptyline to fluvoxamine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop amitriptyline
  • Before day 0: gradually reduce dosage of amitriptyline to a maximum of 50 mg/day.
  • Day 1: reduce dosage of amitriptyline to 25 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop dosage of amitriptyline.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start fluvoxamine
  • Day 8: simultaneously start administration of fluvoxamine in a normal dosage of 50 mg/day.
  • Day 15: increase administration of fluvoxamine.
Infobord.png More information
  • Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is not likely, but theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.
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