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Tranylcypromine Sulfate

Tranylcypromine Sulfate
Tranylcypromine is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) that works by increasing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain. Tranylcypromine is used to treat major depressive episodes in adults when other medicines have not been effective. Tranylcypromine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Tranylcypromine Sulfate
DRUG TYPE
Depression

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Some young people have thoughts about suicide when first taking an antidepressant. Stay alert to changes in your mood or symptoms. Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor.

There are many other drugs, foods, and beverages that can cause serious medical problems if you take them together with tranylcypromine. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any you start or stop using. Avoid drinking alcohol, and learn about the foods you should avoid.

Eating foods that contain a lot of tyramine while taking tranylcypromine can cause dangerously high blood pressure. Symptoms include a sudden and severe headache, nausea, vomiting, fever, cold sweat, dilated pupils, light sensitivity, fast or pounding heartbeats, neck stiffness, weakness, or problems with vision or speech.

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