Vortioxetine-fluvoxamine

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Vortioxetine
Type Antidepressant
Group SMS
links
Medscape Vortioxetine
PubChem 9966051
PubMed Vortioxetine
Kompas (Dutch) Vortioxetine
Wikipedia Vortioxetine
Fluvoxamine
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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Medscape Fluvoxamine
PubChem 5324346
PubMed Fluvoxamine
Kompas (Dutch) Fluvoxamine
Wikipedia Fluvoxamine

Switch medication from vortioxetine to fluvoxamine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop vortioxetine
  • Day 1: reduce dosage of vortioxetine to 5 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of vortioxetine.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start fluvoxamine
  • Day 8: start administration of fluvoxamine in a dosage of 50 mg/day.
  • Day 22: bloodlevel vortioxetine is now zero, so you can increase faster.
Infobord.png More information
  • Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is not likely, but theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.
  • Fluvoxamine is a inhibitor of CYP2C9, which metabolizes vortioxetine.
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