Paroxetine-doxepine

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paroxetine
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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Medscape paroxetine
PubChem 43815
PubMed paroxetine
Kompas (Dutch) paroxetine
Wikipedia paroxetine
Doxepin
Type antidepressant
Group TCA
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ATC-code N06AA12
Medscape Doxepin
PubChem 3158
PubMed Doxepin
Drugs.com doxepin
Kompas (Dutch) Doxepin
Wikipedia Doxepin

Switch medication from paroxetine to doxepin.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop paroxetine
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of paroxetine to a maximum of 20 mg/day when this dosage is > 20 mg/day.
  • Day 1: reduce dosage of paroxetine to a maximum of 10 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of paroxetine.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start doxepin
  • Day 9: start administration of doxepin in a low dosage of 25 mg/day.
  • Day 16: continue administration of doxepin in a dosage of 50 mg/day.
Infobord.png More information
  • An extra reduction week to paroxetine 2,5 mg/day sometimes is necessary.
  • Low doses of paroxetine can be given by a paroxetine-solution.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 KNMP; Informatorium Medicamentorum 2015; Monografie "doxepine" (Dutch)
  2. NVZA; Toxicology.org; Monografie 63 (dutch)
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