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* '''Day 0:''' gradually reduce dosage of mirtazapine to a maximum of 30 mg/ day.
* '''Day 0:''' gradually reduce dosage of mirtazapine to a maximum of 30 mg/ day.
* '''Day 1:''' reduce a dosage of 30 mg/day to 15 mg/day.
* '''Day 1:''' reduce a dosage of 30 mg/day to 15 mg/day.
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* '''Day 8:''' stop administration of mirtazapine.
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No wash-out period is needed.
No wash-out period is needed.
* '''Day 1:''' simultaneously start administration of amitriptyline in a dosage of 50 mg/day.  
* '''Day 1:''' simultaneously start administration of amitriptyline in a dosage of 50 mg/day.  
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* '''Day 8:''' stop administration of mirtazapine and continue administration of amitriptyline. If necessary, increase dosage of amitriptyline.
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* '''Day 8:''' If necessary, increase dosage of amitriptyline.
* Start low, go slow.}}
* Start low, go slow.}}

Revision as of 13:28, 19 June 2009

Mirtazapine
Type Antidepressant
Group other
links
Medscape Mirtazapine
PubChem 4205
PubMed Mirtazapine
Kompas (Dutch) Mirtazapine
Wikipedia Mirtazapine
Amitriptyline
Type Antidepressant
Group TCA
links
ATC-code N06AA09
Medscape Amitriptyline
PubChem 2160
PubMed Amitriptyline
Kompas (Dutch) Amitriptyline
Wikipedia Amitriptyline

Switch medication from mirtazapine to amitriptyline.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop mirtazapine
Eenrichtingbord.png Start amitriptyline

No wash-out period is needed.


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