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Revision as of 00:55, 5 March 2010

Venlafaxine
Type Antidepressant
Group SNRI
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Medscape Venlafaxine
PubChem 5656
PubMed Venlafaxine
Kompas (Dutch) Venlafaxine
Wikipedia Venlafaxine
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 venlafaxine to citalopram.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop venlafaxine
  • Day 1-14: gradually reduce dosage of venlafaxine to a maximum of 37,5 mg or 75 mg (slow release)/ day.
  • Day 15: stop administration of venlafaxine
Eenrichtingbord.png Start citalopram
  • No wash-out period is needed.
  • Day 15: start citalopram in a normal dosage of 20 mg/day.


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