Citalopram-agomelatine

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Escitalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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Medscape Escitalopram
PubChem 10832572
PubMed Escitalopram
Kompas (Dutch) Escitalopram
Wikipedia Escitalopram
Agomelatine
Type Antidepressant
Group other
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ATC-code N06AX22
EMEA valdoxan
PubChem 82148
PubMed Agomelatine
Kompas (Dutch) Agomelatine
Wikipedia Agomelatine

Switch medication from escitalopram to agomelatine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop escitalopram
  • Before day 0: gradually reduce dosage of citalopram/escitalopram to a maximum of 40 mg/day, resp. 20 mg/day.
  • Day 1: reduce dosage of citalopram/escitalopram to 20 mg/day, resp. 10 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of citalopram/escitalopram.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start agomelatine
  • Day 1: simultaneously start administration of agomelatine in a dosage of 25 mg/day.
  • Day 8: only continue administration of agomelatine. If necessary, increase dosage of agomelatine to 50 mg/day.


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