Nortriptyline-citalopram

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Nortriptyline
Type Antidepressant
Group TCA
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Medscape Nortriptyline
PubChem 4543
PubMed Nortriptyline
Kompas (Dutch) Nortriptyline
Wikipedia Nortriptyline
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 nortriptyline to citalopram.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop nortriptyline
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of nortriptyline to a maximum of 100 mg/day.
  • Day 1: reduce dosage of nortriptyline to 50 mg/day.
  • Day 3: reduce dosage of nortriptyline to 25 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of nortriptyline.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start citalopram
  • Day 1: simultaneously start administration of citalopram in a normal dosage of 20 mg/day.
Infobord.png More information
  • Citalopram is a very weak inhibitor of CYP2D6, which metabolizes nortriptyline.
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