Difference between revisions of "Citalopram-duloxetine"

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| stop = {{StopEscitalopram}}
* '''Before day 1:''' gradually reduce dosage of citalopram/escitalopram to a maximum of 20 mg/ day resp. 10 mg/day, when this dosage is respectively > 20 mg/day and > 10 mg/day.
 
* '''Day 1:''' reduce dosage of citalopram/escitalopram to a maximum of 10 mg/ day resp. 5 mg/day.
 
* '''Day 8:''' stop administration of citalopram/escitalopram.
 
 
| start =  
 
| start =  
 
* '''Day 8:''' start administration of duloxetine in a dosage of 30 mg/day.
 
* '''Day 8:''' start administration of duloxetine in a dosage of 30 mg/day.
 
* '''Day 15:''' increase dosage of duloxetine 60 mg/day.  
 
* '''Day 15:''' increase dosage of duloxetine 60 mg/day.  
 
| info =
 
| info =
* The same applies to [[escitalopram]].
 
 
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* {{theorSS}}
 
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Revision as of 22:17, 4 March 2010

Citalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
links
ATC-code N06AB04
Medscape Citalopram
PubChem 2771
PubMed Citalopram
Kompas (Dutch) citalopram
Wikipedia citalopram
Duloxetine
Type Antidepressant
Group SNRI
links
Medscape Duloxetine
PubChem 60835
PubMed Duloxetine
Kompas (Dutch) Duloxetine
Wikipedia Duloxetine

Switch medication from citalopram to duloxetine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop citalopram
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of escitalopram to a maximum of 10 mg/day, when this dosage is >10 mg/day.
  • Day 1: reduce dosage of escitalopram to a maximum of 5 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of escitalopram.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start duloxetine
  • Day 8: start administration of duloxetine in a dosage of 30 mg/day.
  • Day 15: increase dosage of duloxetine 60 mg/day.
Infobord.png More information
  • Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is not likely, but theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.
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