PTSD
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DISCLAIMER: This info is not official, it is for conversational purposes only. The info
comes from Google.
Call  your doctor or your pharmacist for info re medication.
Generic name

Isocarboxazid
Brand name

Marplan

MAOI
Target symptoms

Atypical depression. Treating short-term (up to 6
weeks) depression in patients who do not respond to
other medications. Severe dietary restrictions.
Contraindications

MAOI, dibenzazepine derivatives; sympathomimetics (incl. amphetamines);
central nervous system depressants (incl. narcotics, alcohol).
Antihypertensive, diuretic, antihistaminic, sedative or anesthetic drugs,
buproprion HCL, buspirone HCL, dextromethorphan, cheese or other foods
with a high tyramine content; excessive caffeine. Cerebrovascular defect.
Cardiovascular disease, hypertension, history of headache.
Possible side effects (call doctor)

drowsiness; dry mouth; fainting; forgetfulness; frequent urination; headache; heavy feeling;
hyperactivity; inability to urinate; lack of energy; lightheadedness when rising from a seated or
lying position; muscle jerks; nausea; sedation; sleep disturbance; sleeplessness; tremors; upset
stomach allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the
mouth, face, lips, or tongue); agitation; chest pain; cold, clammy skin; difficulty sleeping; fast or
irregular heartbeat; feelings of irritability or hostility; impotence; impulsive behavior or other
unusual change in behavior; nausea; neck stiffness; panic attacks; pounding in the chest;
sensitivity to light; severe headache; severe high blood pressure; severe nervousness or anxiety;
severe restlessness; suicidal thoughts or behaviors; sweating; tightness in throat or chest;
vomiting; widened pupils; worsening depression; yellowing of eyes or skin.
Medication sometimes prescribed in the treatment of PTSD - Marplan