Forms: 10, 20, 30, 40mg tablet Dose Range: 10-60 mg/day Starting: start at 10-20 mg qd, wait and reassess in a few weeks, then ↑ by 10mg increments weekly, max 50 mg qd Stopping: ↓ 10 mg per day Q5-7 days with a final dose of 5-10 mg per day before discontinuation
Contraindications: Concomitant use of MAOIs Serious Side Effects: Serotonin syndrome; ↑ risk of SI in children and young adults; may impair platelet aggregation; SIADH Side Effects: headache, sedation/somnolence, dizziness, insomnia, decreased libido, hyperhidrosis, nausea, anorgasmia, diarrhea, constipation, weakness/asthenia, weight gain, akathisia, xerostomia
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