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Escitalopram-citalopram

Escitalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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Medscape Escitalopram
PubChem 10832572
PubMed Escitalopram
Kompas (Dutch) Escitalopram
Wikipedia Escitalopram
Citalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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ATC-code N06AB04
Medscape Citalopram
PubChem 2771
PubMed Citalopram
Kompas (Dutch) citalopram
Wikipedia citalopram

Switch medication from escitalopram to citalopram.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop escitalopram
  • Day 1: stop administration abruptly.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start citalopram
  • No wash-out period is applied.
  • Day 2: start citalopram in the double dosage of escitalopram.
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  • Defined Daily Dose citalopram: 20 mg
  • Defined Daily Dose es-citalopram: 10 mg
  • The enantiomers of the racemic mixture citalopram and es-citalopram have qualitatively a quite similar pharmacological effect.
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