Duloxetine-venlafaxine

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Duloxetine
Type Antidepressant
Group SNRI
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Medscape Duloxetine
PubChem 60835
PubMed Duloxetine
Kompas (Dutch) Duloxetine
Wikipedia Duloxetine
Venlafaxine
Type Antidepressant
Group SNRI
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Medscape Venlafaxine
PubChem 5656
PubMed Venlafaxine
Kompas (Dutch) Venlafaxine
Wikipedia Venlafaxine

Switch medication from duloxetine to venlafaxine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop duloxetine
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of duloxetine to a maximum of 60 mg/day.
  • Day 1: when a dosage of 60 mg/day is reached, stop administration.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start venlafaxine
  • No wash-out period is needed.
  • Day 1: Start administration of venlafaxine in a normal dosage of 37,5 mg or 75 mg (slow release) /day.
Infobord.png More information
  • Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is not likely, but theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.
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