Venlafaxine-paroxetine

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Venlafaxine
Type Antidepressant
Group SNRI
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Medscape Venlafaxine
PubChem 5656
PubMed Venlafaxine
Kompas (Dutch) Venlafaxine
Wikipedia Venlafaxine
paroxetine
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
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Medscape paroxetine
PubChem 43815
PubMed paroxetine
Kompas (Dutch) paroxetine
Wikipedia paroxetine

Switch medication from venlafaxine to paroxetine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop venlafaxine
  • Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of venlafaxine to a maximum of 75 mg/ day.
  • Day 1: reduce a dosage of 75 mg/day to 37,5 mg/day or 75 mg slow release.
  • Day 8: stop administration of venlafaxine.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start paroxetine
  • No wash-out period is needed.
  • Day 9: start paroxetine in a normal dosage of 20 mg/day.


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