Trazodone-doxepine

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Trazodone
Type Antidepressant
Group other
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Medscape Trazodone
PubChem 5533
PubMed Trazodone
Kompas (Dutch) Trazodone
Wikipedia Trazodone
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 trazodone to doxepin.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop trazodone
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of trazodone to a maximum of 150 mg/day, when this dosage is > 150 mg/day.
  • Day 1: reduce dosage of trazodone to 100 mg/day.
  • Day 3: reduce dosage of trazodone to 50 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of trazodone.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start doxepin
  • No wash-out period is needed.
  • Day 1: simultaneously start administration of doxepin in a dosage of 25 mg/day.
  • Day 8: stop administration of trazodone and continue administration of doxepin in a dosage of 50 mg/day.
  • Start low, go slow.
Infobord.png More information
  • The content of trazodone in the tablet, for example 100 mg or 150 mg, determines which exact doses are given.
  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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