Mirtazapine-venlafaxine

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Mirtazapine
Type Antidepressant
Group other
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Medscape Mirtazapine
PubChem 4205
PubMed Mirtazapine
Kompas (Dutch) Mirtazapine
Wikipedia Mirtazapine
Venlafaxine
Type Antidepressant
Group SNRI
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Medscape Venlafaxine
PubChem 5656
PubMed Venlafaxine
Kompas (Dutch) Venlafaxine
Wikipedia Venlafaxine

Switch medication from mirtazapine to venlafaxine.

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  • Before day 1: Gradually reduce dosage of mirtazapine to a maximum of 30 mg/day, when this dosage is > 30 mg/day.
  • Day 1: Reduce dosage of mirtazapine to 15 mg/day.
  • Day 8: Stop administration of mirtazapine.
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  • Day 8: Start administration of venlafaxine in a normal dosage of 37,5 mg or 75 mg (slow release) /day. Increase the dose with about 25% of the target dose every 3 days.
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  • Occurrence of serotonin syndrome is (not very likely) possible, so caution is necessary.


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