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Maprotiline-bupropion

Maprotiline
Type Antidepressant
Group NRI
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Medscape Maprotiline
PubChem 4011
PubMed Maprotiline
Kompas (Dutch) Maprotiline
Wikipedia Maprotiline
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 maprotiline to bupropion.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop maprotiline
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of maprotiline to a maximum of 75 mg/day.
  • Day 1: reduce dosage of maprotiline to 50 mg/day.
  • Day 7: reduce dosage of maprotiline to 25 mg/day.
  • Day 14: stop dosage of maprotiline.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start bupropion
  • Day 7: simultaneously start administration of bupropion in a dosage of 150 mg/day and continue administration of maprotiline according to the scheme above.
  • Day 14: stop administration of maprotiline and continue administration of bupropion.
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  • Bupropion is a strong inhibitor of CYP2D6, which metabolizes maprotiline.
  • 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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