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Fluvoxamine-trazodone

Fluvoxamine
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
links
Medscape Fluvoxamine
PubChem 5324346
PubMed Fluvoxamine
Kompas (Dutch) Fluvoxamine
Wikipedia Fluvoxamine
Trazodone
Type Antidepressant
Group other
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Medscape Trazodone
PubChem 5533
PubMed Trazodone
Kompas (Dutch) Trazodone
Wikipedia Trazodone

Switch medication from fluvoxamine to trazodone.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop fluvoxamine
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of fluvoxamine to a maximum of 50 mg/day, when this dosage is > 50 mg/day.
  • Day 1: reduce dosage of fluvoxamine further to 25 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of fluvoxamine.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start trazodone
  • Day 9: start trazodone in dosage of 100-150 mg/day.
  • Day 16: If necessary, increase the dosage of trazodone every 3-4 days with 50 mg to a maximum of 400 mg/day.
Infobord.png More information
  • Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is not likely, but theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.
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