Switch medication from dosulepine to trazodone.
- Before day 1: gradually reduce dosage of dosulepine to a maximum of 75 mg/ day, when this dosage is > 75 mg/day.
- Day 1-3: reduce dosage of dosulepine to 50 mg/day.
- Day 4-7: reduce dosage of dosulepine to 25 mg/day.
- Day 8: stop administration of dosulepine.
- Day 9: start administration of trazodone in a dosage of 100-150 mg/day.
- Day 16: increase administration of trazodone.
- Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is not likely, but theoretically possible, so caution is necessary.
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