Fluvoxamine-escitalopram

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Fluvoxamine
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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Medscape Fluvoxamine
PubChem 5324346
PubMed Fluvoxamine
Kompas (Dutch) Fluvoxamine
Wikipedia Fluvoxamine
Escitalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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Medscape Escitalopram
PubChem 10832572
PubMed Escitalopram
Kompas (Dutch) Escitalopram
Wikipedia Escitalopram

Switch medication from fluvoxamine to escitalopram.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop fluvoxamine
  • Gradually reduce dosage of fluvoxamine to a maximum of 50 mg/ day, when this dosage is > 50 mg/day.
  • When a dosage of 50 mg/day is reached, stop administration.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start escitalopram
  • No wash-out period is needed.
  • Start escitalopram the next day in normal dosage of 10 mg/day.
Infobord.png More information
  • This switch is currently being reviewed.
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