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* '''Before day 1:''' gradually reduce dosage of doxepin to a maximum of 100 mg/day.
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* '''Day 1:''' reduce dosage of doxepin to 50 mg/day.
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* '''Day 3:''' reduce dosage of doxepin to 25 mg/day.
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* '''Day 8:''' stop administration of doxepin.
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* '''Day 1:''' simultaneously start administration of escitalopram in a normal dosage of 10 mg/day.
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* Occurrence of serotonin syndrome is theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.
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* Escitalopram is a weak inhibitor of CYP2D6, which metabolizes doxepin. 
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Revision as of 22:23, 4 March 2010

Doxepin
Type antidepressant
Group TCA
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ATC-code N06AA12
Medscape Doxepin
PubChem 3158
PubMed Doxepin
Drugs.com doxepin
Kompas (Dutch) Doxepin
Wikipedia Doxepin
Escitalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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Medscape Escitalopram
PubChem 10832572
PubMed Escitalopram
Kompas (Dutch) Escitalopram
Wikipedia Escitalopram

Switch medication from doxepin to escitalopram.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop doxepin
Eenrichtingbord.png Start escitalopram
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