PTSD
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comes from Google.
Call  your doctor or your pharmacist for info re medication.
Tranylcypromine
Brand name
Parnate
Type
MAOI
Target symptoms

Atypical depression. Watch patient closely for worsening of symptoms,
suicidal thoughts and behavior, or unusual behavior changes
Contraindications

Cerebrovascular defects or disorders, hypertension; pheochromocytoma; history of stroke,
heart disease, congestive heart failure, brain disease, headaches, liver disease or
abnormal liver function tests, high blood pressure, pheochromocytoma, surgery, foods with
high tyramine content (eg, aged cheeses, sour cream, red wines, beer, bologna, pepperoni,
salami, summer sausage, pickled herring, liver, meat prepared with tenderizers, canned
figs, raisins, bananas, avocados, soy sauce, fava beans, yeast extracts), alcohol, large
quantities of caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate, or cola), amphetamine (eg, methylphenidate),
anesthetic, anorexiant (eg, dexfenfluramine), antihistamine (eg, loratadine), apraclonidine,
brimonidine, bupropion, buspirone, carbamazepine, certain herbal products (eg, ma huang),
cyclobenzaprine, dextromethorphan, dibenzazepine, a diuretic (eg, hydrochlorothiazide),
entacapone, indoramin, medicines for Parkinson disease (eg, levodopa), meperidine, a
narcotic (eg, codeine), nefazodone, papaverine, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
(SSRIs) (eg, fluoxetine, citalopram), a serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRIs)
(eg, duloxetine), a sedative, sibutramine, a sympathomimetic (eg, methylphenidate,
pseudoephedrine), tolcapone, tramadol, a tricyclic antidepressant (eg, amitriptyline,
doxepin), a triptan (eg, sumatriptan, zolmitriptan), or another MAOI inhibitor (eg, phenelzine)
Possible side effects (call doctor)

Blurred vision; constipation; diarrhea; drowsiness; dry mouth; stomach pain; tremors; upset
stomach; weakness, allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the
chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); agitation or anxiety; bizarre behavior;
changes in heart rate; chest pain; difficulty sleeping; dilated pupils; dizziness; feelings of
irritability and hostility; headache; impulsive behavior or other unusual changes in behavior;
anxiety; severe restlessness; sleeplessness; sore or stiff neck; sweating (sometimes with
fever or cold, clammy skin); thoughts of suicide; vomiting; worsening feelings of depression.
Medication sometimes prescribed in the treatment of PTSD - Tranylcypromine