Moclobemide-amitriptyline

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Moclobemide
Type Antidepressant
Group MAO-I
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Medscape Moclobemide
PubChem 4235
PubMed Moclobemide
Kompas (Dutch) Moclobemide
Wikipedia Moclobemide
Amitriptyline
Type Antidepressant
Group TCA
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ATC-code N06AA09
Medscape Amitriptyline
PubChem 2160
PubMed Amitriptyline
Kompas (Dutch) Amitriptyline
Wikipedia Amitriptyline

Switch medication from moclobemide to amitriptyline.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop moclobemide
  • Decrease with about 25% of original dose every 3 days
  • Stop and wait for about 24 hour as a washout period
Eenrichtingbord.png Start amitriptyline
  • Start with the initial dose
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  • No wash-out period is needed.
  • Because of the short half life of moclobemide (approx. 2h), the next antidepressant can start next day after stopping with moclobemide.[1]
  1. Keks, Nicholas, J. Hope, and S. Keogh. "Switching and stopping antidepressants." Australian Prescriber 39.3 (2016).
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