Mirtazapine-citalopram

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Mirtazapine
Type Antidepressant
Group other
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Medscape Mirtazapine
PubChem 4205
PubMed Mirtazapine
Kompas (Dutch) Mirtazapine
Wikipedia Mirtazapine
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 mirtazapine to citalopram.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop mirtazapine
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of mirtazapine to a maximum of 30 mg/day.
  • Day 1: reduce a dosage of 30 mg/day to 15 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of mirtazapine.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start citalopram
  • Day 1: simultaneously start citalopram in a normal dosage of 20 mg/day.
  • After 3 weeks: If necessary, increase dosage to 40 mg/day
Infobord.png More information
  • Sometimes a pharmacokinetic interaction can occur, but is not important because of low plasma levels.
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