Vortioxetine-escitalopram

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Vortioxetine
Type Antidepressant
Group SMS
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Medscape Vortioxetine
PubChem 9966051
PubMed Vortioxetine
Kompas (Dutch) Vortioxetine
Wikipedia Vortioxetine
Escitalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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Medscape Escitalopram
PubChem 10832572
PubMed Escitalopram
Kompas (Dutch) Escitalopram
Wikipedia Escitalopram

Switch medication from vortioxetine to escitalopram.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop vortioxetine
  • Day 1: reduce dosage of vortioxetine to 5 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of vortioxetine.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start escitalopram
  • No wash-out period is needed.
  • Day 9: start escitalopram in a normal dosage of 10 mg/day.
Infobord.png More information
  • Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is not likely, but theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.

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