Amitriptyline-mirtazapine

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Amitriptyline
Type Antidepressant
Group TCA
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ATC-code N06AA09
Medscape Amitriptyline
PubChem 2160
PubMed Amitriptyline
Kompas (Dutch) Amitriptyline
Wikipedia Amitriptyline
Mirtazapine
Type Antidepressant
Group other
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Medscape Mirtazapine
PubChem 4205
PubMed Mirtazapine
Kompas (Dutch) Mirtazapine
Wikipedia Mirtazapine

Switch medication from amitriptyline to mirtazapine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop amitriptyline
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of amitriptyline to a maximum of 50-100 mg/ day, when this dosage is > 100 mg/day.
  • Day 1-3: reduce dosage of amitriptyline to 50 mg/day.
  • Day 4-7: reduce dosage of amitriptyline to 25 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of amitriptyline.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start mirtazapine
  • Day 16: start administration of mirtazapine in a normal dosage of 30 mg/day.
  • Day 23: if necessary, increase dosage of mirtazapine.


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