MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITOR (MAOI)
Parnate is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive episodes in adults under close medical supervision. Parnate is also known by its drug name, Tranylcypromine.
Parnate is an antidepressant of the monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) class. Parnate is believed to work by changing the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain.
How do I take it?
Parnate is taken two or more times a day.
Parnate comes in tablet form.
The FDA-approved label for Parnate lists common side effects including frequent headaches, vision changes, light sensitivity, ringing in the ears, drowsiness, insomnia, weakness, restlessness, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain, and sexual problems.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Parnate include increased blood pressure and suicidal thoughts and behavior.
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Parnate – RxList