Difference between revisions of "Citalopram-nortriptyline"

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* '''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.
 
 
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* '''Day 1:''' simultaneously start administration of nortriptyline in a normal dosage of 50 mg/day.
 
* '''Day 1:''' simultaneously start administration of nortriptyline in a normal dosage of 50 mg/day.
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* “Start low, go slow” for nortriptyline is not required, but caution is necessary.
 
* “Start low, go slow” for nortriptyline is not required, but caution is necessary.
* The same applies to [[escitalopram]].
 
 
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Revision as of 22:38, 4 March 2010

Citalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
links
ATC-code N06AB04
Medscape Citalopram
PubChem 2771
PubMed Citalopram
Kompas (Dutch) citalopram
Wikipedia citalopram
Nortriptyline
Type Antidepressant
Group TCA
links
Medscape Nortriptyline
PubChem 4543
PubMed Nortriptyline
Kompas (Dutch) Nortriptyline
Wikipedia Nortriptyline

Switch medication from citalopram to nortriptyline.

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 nortriptyline
  • Day 1: simultaneously start administration of nortriptyline in a normal dosage of 50 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of citalopram/escitalopram and continue administration of nortriptyline only.
Infobord.png More information
  • “Start low, go slow” for nortriptyline is not required, but caution is necessary.
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