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* '''Before day 1:''' gradually reduce dosage of imipramine to a maximum of 75 mg/day.
* '''Day 1:''' reduce dosage of imipramine to 50 mg/day.
* '''Day 3:''' reduce dosage of imipramine to 25 mg/day.
* '''Day 8:''' stop administration of imipramine.
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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.
* Citalopram/escitalopram are a weak inhibitor of CYP2D6, which metabolizes imipramine. 
* {{theorSS}}

Revision as of 22:34, 4 March 2010

Type Antidepressant
Group TCA
Medscape Imipramine
PubChem 3696
PubMed Imipramine
Kompas (Dutch) Imipramine
Wikipedia Imipramine
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
Medscape Escitalopram
PubChem 10832572
PubMed Escitalopram
Kompas (Dutch) Escitalopram
Wikipedia Escitalopram

Switch medication from imipramine to escitalopram.

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