Marplan (Isocarboxazid) for Depression | MyDepressionTeam

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Marplan is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression when other antidepressants have failed. Marplan is also known by its drug name, Isocarboxazid.

Marplan is an antidepressant of the monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) class. Marplan is believed to work by changing the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain.

How do I take it?
Marplan is taken two to four times a day.

Marplan comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Marplan lists common side effects including headache, trouble sleeping, dizziness, drowsiness, fainting, dry mouth, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, impotence in men, and feeling dizzy upon standing (orthostatic hypotension).

Rare but serious side effects listed for Marplan include worsening depression and increased suicide risk.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Marplan – Validus

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