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Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
ATC-code N06AB04
Medscape Citalopram
PubChem 2771
PubMed Citalopram
Kompas (Dutch) citalopram
Wikipedia citalopram
Type Antidepressant
Group SSRI
Medscape Escitalopram
PubChem 10832572
PubMed Escitalopram
Kompas (Dutch) Escitalopram
Wikipedia Escitalopram

Switch medication from Citalopram to Escitalopram.

Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop Citalopram
  • Day 1: stop administration abruptly.
Eenrichtingbord.png Start Escitalopram
  • No wash-out period is applied.
  • Day 2: start escitalopram in half the dosage of citalopram.
Infobord.png More information
  • Defined Daily Dose citalopram: 20 mg
  • Defined Daily Dose es-citalopram: 10 mg
  • The enantiomers of the racemic mixture citalopram and es-citalopram have qualitatively a quite similar pharmacological effect.
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