Dosulepine-trazodone

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dosulepin
Type antidepressant
Group TCA
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ATC-code N06AA16
PubChem 13473
PubMed dosulepin
Kompas (Dutch) dosulepin
Wikipedia dosulepin
Trazodone
Type Antidepressant
Group other
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Medscape Trazodone
PubChem 5533
PubMed Trazodone
Kompas (Dutch) Trazodone
Wikipedia Trazodone

Switch medication from dosulepine to trazodone.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop dosulepine
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of dosulepine to a maximum of 75 mg/ day, when this dosage is > 75 mg/day.
  • Day 1-3: reduce dosage of dosulepine to 50 mg/day.
  • Day 4-7: reduce dosage of dosulepine to 25 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of dosulepine.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start trazodone
  • Day 9: start administration of trazodone in a dosage of 100-150 mg/day.
  • Day 16: increase administration of trazodone.
Infobord.png More information
  • Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is not likely, but theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 KNMP; Informatorium Medicamentorum 2015; Monografie "dosulepine" (Dutch)
  2. NVZA; Toxicology.org; Monografie 63 (dutch)
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