Difference between revisions of "Citalopram-fluvoxamine"

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Revision as of 16:53, 6 August 2009

Citalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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ATC-code N06AB04
Medscape Citalopram
PubChem 2771
PubMed Citalopram
Kompas (Dutch) citalopram
Wikipedia citalopram
Fluvoxamine
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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Medscape Fluvoxamine
PubChem 5324346
PubMed Fluvoxamine
Kompas (Dutch) Fluvoxamine
Wikipedia Fluvoxamine

Switch medication from citalopram to fluvoxamine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop citalopram
  • 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.
  • When a dosage of 20 mg/day, resp. 10 mg/day, is reached, stop administration.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start fluvoxamine
  • No wash-out period is needed.
  • Start fluvoxamine the next day in normal dosage of 50 mg/day.
Infobord.png More information
  • The same applies to escitalopram.
  • Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is not likely, but theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.
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