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{{Drugswitch
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| from = nortriptyline
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| to = escitalopram
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| stop =
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* '''Before day 1:''' gradually reduce dosage of nortriptyline to a maximum of 100 mg/day.
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* '''Day 1:''' reduce dosage of nortriptyline to 50 mg/day.
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* '''Day 3:''' reduce dosage of nortriptyline to 25 mg/day.
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* '''Day 8:''' stop administration of nortriptyline.
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| start =
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* '''Day 1:''' simultaneously start administration of escitalopram in a normal dosage of 10 mg/day.
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| info =
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* Escitalopram is a weak inhibitor of CYP2D6, which metabolizes nortriptyline. 
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Revision as of 00:46, 5 March 2010

Nortriptyline
Type Antidepressant
Group TCA
links
Medscape Nortriptyline
PubChem 4543
PubMed Nortriptyline
Kompas (Dutch) Nortriptyline
Wikipedia Nortriptyline
Escitalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
links
Medscape Escitalopram
PubChem 10832572
PubMed Escitalopram
Kompas (Dutch) Escitalopram
Wikipedia Escitalopram

Switch medication from nortriptyline to escitalopram.

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 escitalopram
  • Day 1: simultaneously start administration of escitalopram in a normal dosage of 10 mg/day.
Infobord.png More information
  • Escitalopram is a weak inhibitor of CYP2D6, which metabolizes nortriptyline.
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