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{{Drugswitch
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| from = fluoxetine
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| to = escitalopram
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* Gradually reduce dosage of fluoxetine to a maximum of 20 mg/ day, when this dosage is > 20 mg/day.
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* When a dosage of 20 mg/day is reached, stop administration.
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* No wash-out period is needed.
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* '''Day 1:''' start escitalopram the next day in low dosage of 5 mg/day.
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* '''Day 14:''' increase dosage of escitalopram to normal, i.e.  10 mg/day.
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| info =
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* Fluoxetine has a very long elimination time; phasing out fluoxetine is therefore not necessary.
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* {{theorSS}}
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* Fluoxetine inhibits CYP2C19, CYP2D6 and CYP3A4, which metabolize escitalopram.
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Revision as of 22:27, 4 March 2010

Fluoxetine
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
links
Medscape Fluoxetine
PubChem 3386
PubMed Fluoxetine
Kompas (Dutch) Fluoxetine
Wikipedia Fluoxetine
Escitalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
links
Medscape Escitalopram
PubChem 10832572
PubMed Escitalopram
Kompas (Dutch) Escitalopram
Wikipedia Escitalopram

Switch medication from fluoxetine to escitalopram.

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