Hypericum-clomipramine

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Hypericum
Type Antidepressant
Group other
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EMEA 10130408en
PubMed Hypericum
Kompas (Dutch) hypericum extract
Wikipedia St John's wort
Clomipramine
Type Antidepressant
Group TCA
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ATC-code N06AA04
Medscape Clomipramine
PubChem 2801
PubMed Clomipramine
Kompas (Dutch) Clomipramine
Wikipedia Clomipramine

Switch medication from hypericum to clomipramine.

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  • Day 1-14:Gradually decrease the dosage of hypericum.
  • Day 15: stop administration of hypericum.
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  • Day 15-22: a wash-out period of at least one week is necessary.[1][2][3][4]
  • Day 23: start clomipramine 50 mg/day. Increase the dose with about 25% of the target dose every 3 days.
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  • Hypericum induces enzymes of the CYP P-450 type and P-gp type.
  • Hypericum might have MAO-inhibiting and/or COMT-inhibiting properties.
  • Many studies reported that hypericin is the main source of pharmacological effects of hypericum. However the IC50 of hypericin to inhibit MAO A and MAO B is 100- to 1000-fold higher than accessible Cmax values of hypericin after oral administration of hypericum.[5]
  • The T1/2 of hypericum is 19 - 37 hour.[4]
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