Difference between revisions of "Citalopram-sertraline"

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* No wash-out period is needed.
 
* No wash-out period is needed.
* Start sertraline the next day in normal dosage of 50 mg/day.
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* '''Day 9: ''' start sertraline in normal dosage of 50 mg/day.
 
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* The same applies to [[escitalopram]].  
 
* The same applies to [[escitalopram]].  
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Latest revision as of 11:08, 28 October 2015

Citalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
links
ATC-code N06AB04
Medscape Citalopram
PubChem 2771
PubMed Citalopram
Kompas (Dutch) citalopram
Wikipedia citalopram
Sertraline
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
links
Medscape Sertraline
PubChem 68617
PubMed Sertraline
Kompas (Dutch) Sertraline
Wikipedia Sertraline

Switch medication from citalopram to sertraline.

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 sertraline
  • No wash-out period is needed.
  • Day 9: start sertraline 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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