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How do you switch between tricyclic, SSRI and related antidepressants?

This updated Medicines Q&A provides advice on the risks and suggested strategies for switching between tricyclic (TCA), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) and related antidepressants.… Agomelatine Amitriptyline Citalopram Clomipramine Dosulepin Doxepin Duloxetine Escitalopram Fluoxetine Fluvoxamine Imipramine Interactions Lofepramine Mental health and illness Mirtazapine Nortriptyline Paroxetine Reboxetine Sertraline Switching Trimipramine Venlafaxine Vortioxetine

Is there a lactose-free antidepressant?

This Medicine Q&A lists currently available lactose-free antidepressant preparations. There is a lactose-free preparation available for all antidepressants except for clomipramine, doxepin, isocarboxazid, moclobemide, nortriptyline… Agomelatine Amitriptyline Citalopram Dosulepin Duloxetine Escitalopram Excipients Fluoxetine Fluvoxamine Imipramine Lactose Lofepramine Mental Health Mental health and illness Mianserin Mirtazapine Nortriptyline Paroxetine Phenelzine Reboxetine Sertraline Tranylcypromine Trazodone Trimipramine Venlafaxine Vortioxetine

Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

ProzacEli Lilly and Co Ltd

Eli Lilly and Co Ltd
Prozac
Capules 20mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
No special precautions for storage
No special precautions for storage
1 October 2015

genericAccord Healthcare Ltd

Accord Healthcare Ltd
generic
Capsules 20mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
Protect from moisture
Airtight container
26 October 2015

genericAmdipharm Mercury Co Ltd

Amdipharm Mercury Co Ltd
generic
Tablets dispersible 20mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from moisture
Protect from moisture. Max 7 days in MCA.
26 October 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Paroxetine, Sertraline
Significant published evidence of safety in breastfeeding
Moderate to significant amounts in breast milk
Very long half-life greatly increases risk of accumulation in breastfed infants
Case reports of possible adverse reactions reported include colic, decreased sleep, vomiting, hyperactivity and serotonin syndrome
Monitor infant for colic, drowsiness, poor feeding and restlessness
16 September 2019