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* Gradually decrease the dosage of tranylcypromine with 10-20 mg/week.
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* When a dosage of 10 mg/day is reached, stop administration.
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* '''Day 1-14:''' a wash-out period of two weeks is necessary.
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* '''Day 15:''' start escitalopram after this period in a low dosage of 5 mg/day.
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* Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is possible without the wash-out period.
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* The wash-out period is necessary for the MAO enzymes to restore their function.
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Revision as of 22:52, 4 March 2010

Tranylcypromine
Type Antidepressant
Group MAO-I
links
Medscape Tranylcypromine
PubChem 5530
PubMed Tranylcypromine
Wikipedia Tranylcypromine
Citalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
links
ATC-code N06AB04
Medscape Citalopram
PubChem 2771
PubMed Citalopram
Kompas (Dutch) citalopram
Wikipedia citalopram

Switch medication from tranylcypromine to citalopram.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop tranylcypromine
Eenrichtingbord.png Start citalopram
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