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Revision as of 15:22, 28 October 2015

Citalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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ATC-code N06AB04
Medscape Citalopram
PubChem 2771
PubMed Citalopram
Kompas (Dutch) citalopram
Wikipedia citalopram
Clomipramine
Type Antidepressant
Group TCA
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ATC-code N06AA04
Medscape Clomipramine
PubChem 2801
PubMed Clomipramine
Kompas (Dutch) Clomipramine
Wikipedia Clomipramine

Switch medication from citalopram to clomipramine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop citalopram
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of citalopram to a maximum of 20 mg/day, when this dosage is > 20 mg/day.
  • Day 1: reduce dosage of citalopram to a maximum of 10 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of citalopram
Eenrichtingbord.png Start clomipramine
  • Day 8: no wash-out period is needed. Start administration of clomipramine in a low dosage of 25-50 mg/day.
  • Start low, go slow!
Infobord.png More information
  • Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is not likely, but theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.
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