Duloxetine-citalopram

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Duloxetine
Type Antidepressant
Group SNRI
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Medscape Duloxetine
PubChem 60835
PubMed Duloxetine
Kompas (Dutch) Duloxetine
Wikipedia Duloxetine
Citalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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ATC-code N06AB04
Medscape Citalopram
PubChem 2771
PubMed Citalopram
Kompas (Dutch) citalopram
Wikipedia citalopram

Switch medication from duloxetine to citalopram.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop duloxetine
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of duloxetine to a maximum of 60 mg/day.
  • Day 1: when a dosage of 60 mg/day is reached, stop administration.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start citalopram
  • No wash-out period is needed.
  • Day 2: start citalopram in a normal dosage of 20 mg/day.
Infobord.png More information
  • Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is not likely, but theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.
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