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Revision as of 15:54, 21 October 2015

Citalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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ATC-code N06AB04
Medscape Citalopram
PubChem 2771
PubMed Citalopram
Kompas (Dutch) citalopram
Wikipedia citalopram
Doxepin
Type antidepressant
Group TCA
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ATC-code N06AA12
Medscape Doxepin
PubChem 3158
PubMed Doxepin
Drugs.com doxepin
Kompas (Dutch) Doxepin
Wikipedia Doxepin

Switch medication from citalopram to doxepin.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop citalopram
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of citalopram to a maximum of 20 mg/day, when this dosage is > 20 mg/day.
  • Day 1: reduce dosage of citalopram to a maximum of 10 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of citalopram
Eenrichtingbord.png Start doxepin
  • Day 8: start administration of doxepin in a normal dosage of 25 mg/day.
  • Day 15: increase dosage of doxepin.
Infobord.png More information
  • Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is not likely, but theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.
  • This switch is currently being reviewed.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 KNMP; Informatorium Medicamentorum 2015; Monografie "doxepine" (Dutch)
  2. NVZA; Toxicology.org; Monografie 63 (dutch)
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