Clomipramine-bupropion

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Clomipramine
Type Antidepressant
Group TCA
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ATC-code N06AA04
Medscape Clomipramine
PubChem 2801
PubMed Clomipramine
Kompas (Dutch) Clomipramine
Wikipedia Clomipramine
Bupropion
Type Antidepressant
Group other
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ATC-code N06AX12
Medscape Bupropion
PubChem 444
PubMed Bupropion
Kompas (Dutch) Bupropion
Wikipedia Bupropion

Switch medication from clomipramine to bupropion.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop clomipramine
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of clomipramine to a maximum of 75 mg/ day, when this dosage is > 75 mg/day.
  • Day 1-3: reduce dosage of clomipramine to 50 mg/day.
  • Day 4-7: reduce dosage of clomipramine to 25 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of clomipramine.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start bupropion
  • Day 1: simultaneously start administration of bupropion in a dosage of 150 mg/day and continue administration of clomipramine according to the scheme above.
  • Day 8: continue administration of bupropion.
Infobord.png More information
  • Bupropion is an inhibitor of CYP2D6, which metabolizes clomipramine.
  • The concomitant use of bupropion and tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) may potentiate the risk of seizures. These agents are all epileptogenic and may have additive effects on the seizure threshold.
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