Fluoxetine-agomelatine

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Fluoxetine
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
links
Medscape Fluoxetine
PubChem 3386
PubMed Fluoxetine
Kompas (Dutch) Fluoxetine
Wikipedia Fluoxetine
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 fluoxetine to agomelatine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop fluoxetine
  • Before day 1: reduce dosage of fluoxetine with about 20 mg per week.
  • Day 1: when a dosage of 20 mg/day is reached, stop fluoxetine.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start agomelatine
  • Day 2: start agomelatine in a dosage of 25 mg/day.
  • Day 9: if necessary, increase dosage of agomelatine to 50 mg/day.[1]
Infobord.png More information
  • Fluoxetine and its metababolite desmethyl-fluoxetine have a very long elimination time of about 1 week; phasing out fluoxetine is therefore not necessary.
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