Citalopram-mirtazapine

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Citalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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ATC-code N06AB04
Medscape Citalopram
PubChem 2771
PubMed Citalopram
Kompas (Dutch) citalopram
Wikipedia citalopram
Mirtazapine
Type Antidepressant
Group other
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Medscape Mirtazapine
PubChem 4205
PubMed Mirtazapine
Kompas (Dutch) Mirtazapine
Wikipedia Mirtazapine

Switch medication from citalopram to mirtazapine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop citalopram
  • Day 1: reduce dosage of citalopram to a maximum of 20 mg/day
  • Day 8: reduce dosage of citalopram to 10 mg/day
  • Day 15: stop citalopram
Eenrichtingbord.png Start mirtazapine
  • Day 16: start mirtazapine in a normal dosage of 15-30 mg/day.
Infobord.png More information
  • The reduction of the SSRI doses in 7-14 days could cause emotional instability, headache and flu-like symptoms. One could extend this period.
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