MAOI to other antidepressants: switching in adults
17 February 2023Switching between or from a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) is a complex switch and requires support from a specialist. General principles are described.
Choosing an antidepressant for people with coronary heart disease
2 July 2021Making a suitable choice of antidepressant in CHD needs to include considerations of both the patient and the characteristics of the medicines.
Safety in Lactation: Antidepressants
21 October 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Monamine-oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) Due to the…
What is serotonin syndrome and which medicines cause it?
22 May 2020This Medicines Q&A outlines the causes and symptoms of serotonin syndrome and provides examples of medicines with the potential to cause serotonin syndrome.
In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:
Tablets in use may be stored at room temperature (<25°C) for short periods (e.g. pharmacy dispensing purposes). Maximum duration not specified by the manufacturers.
Contact Neon Healthcare in cases where additional stability data is required. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.
Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk
23 September 2021
London MI Service
Lactation Safety Information
TCA: imipramine/nortriptyline SSRI: paroxetine/sertraline
No published evidence of safety
Potential for serious interactions with foods and drugs
5 June 2018