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To Abruptly Cross Over or Not: That Is the Question in SSRI Conversion

Kristin Zerumsky, PharmD, Rae Ann Maxwell, RPh, PhD, and Nicole T. Ansani, PharmD
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When switching patients from one selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor to another, health care providers need to consider several factors, namely, the pharmacokinetic profile of the current drug, the possibility of serotonin syndrome, and withdrawal symptoms.