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Type Antidepressant
Group SNRI
Medscape Venlafaxine
PubChem 5656
PubMed Venlafaxine
Kompas (Dutch) Venlafaxine
Wikipedia Venlafaxine
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
Medscape Fluoxetine
PubChem 3386
PubMed Fluoxetine
Kompas (Dutch) Fluoxetine
Wikipedia Fluoxetine

Switch medication from venlafaxine to fluoxetine.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop venlafaxine
  • Gradually reduce dosage of venlafaxine to a maximum of 37,5 mg or 75 mg (slow release)/day.
  • When a dosage of 37,5 mg or 75 mg (slow release)/day is reached, stop administration.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start fluoxetine
  • No wash-out period is needed.
  • Start fluoxetine the next day in a normal dosage of 20 mg/day.
Infobord.png More information
  • This switch is currently being reviewed.
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