Paroxetine-tranylcypromine

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paroxetine
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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Tranylcypromine
Type Antidepressant
Group MAO-I
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Medscape Tranylcypromine
PubChem 5530
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Switch medication from paroxetine to tranylcypromine.

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  • Decrease with about 25% of original dose every 3 days
  • Stop and wait 7 days for washout
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  • Start tranylcypromine in a low dosage of 20 mg/day for one week.
  • After this week the dosage of tranylcypromine can be increased.
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  • Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is possible without wash-out period.
  • 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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