This medication is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), prescribed for depression and social anxiety. It blocks the action of monoamine oxidase (MAO) in the nervous system.
Contraindicated in patients with acute confusional states, patients under 18 years of age, concomitant use with Tricyclic antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, other MAOIs, thioridazine, meperidine and hypersensitivity.
Oral: Adults—The recommended initial dose is 150 milligrams (mg) two times a day. Maximum: 600 mg.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
• Most Common:
Dry mouth, headache, sleeplessness, nausea, dizziness, tremor, agitation, restlessness, constipation, fast heart rate, sleepiness and low blood pressure.
• Central Nervous System: Anxiety, weakness, fainting and irritability.
• Gastrointestinal: Gastrointestinal pain, stomach discomfort, diarrhea, abdominal pain and vomiting.
• Genitourinary: Painful urination, urinary urgency, irregular periods and prolonged menstruation.
• Heart: Irregular heartbeats and high blood pressure.
• Miscellaneous: Blurred vision, bleeding in gums, skin rash, hives, itching and swelling.
Patient may develop with increased risk of suicidal thoughts, mental changes, if it so consult with your doctor.
Take proper diet.
Store it at controlled room temperature and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.