- Day 1: decrease the original dose with about 25% every 3 days.
- Day 9: stop administration of tranylcypromine.
- Day 23: Start and increase the dose with about 25% of the target dose every 3 days. 
- Occurrence of the serotonin syndrome is possible without wash-out period.
- After the last dose of tranylcypromine it takes about 14 days to restore the activity of the MAO enzymes
- Tranylcypromine has to be phased out to avoid withdrawal symptoms.
- Plasma monitoring for TCA's is advisable, because of plasma-reponse relations, genetic polymorphism and under or overdosing.
- Switches are based on literature references on this page and expert opinions of the authors. The authors have used pharmacokinetic and receptor affinity properties to determine the switch schedules
- Stahl, S. M. (2013). Stahl's essential psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific basis and practical applications (4th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
- KNMP; Informatorium Medicamentorum 2023; Monografie "tranylcypromine" (Dutch)
- Dr. M.J.Blom et al. (2009) Gebruik van klassieke MAO-remmers
- (dutch) monografie.org tricyclische-antidepressiva
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