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Parnate Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is tranylcypromine (Parnate)?
- What are the possible side effects of tranylcypromine (Parnate)?
- What is the most important information I should know about tranylcypromine (Parnate)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking tranylcypromine (Parnate)?
- How should I take tranylcypromine (Parnate)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Parnate)?
- What happens if I overdose (Parnate)?
- What should I avoid while taking tranylcypromine (Parnate)?
- What other drugs will affect tranylcypromine (Parnate)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Parnate)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Parnate)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Overdose symptoms may include feeling restless or anxious, sleep problems (insomnia), agitation, confusion, weakness, severe headache, neck pain or stiffness, fast or pounding heart beats, chest pain, cold sweats, feeling light-headed, or fainting.
What should I avoid while taking tranylcypromine (Parnate)?
While you are taking tranylcypromine, you must not eat foods that are high in tyramine, including:
- avocados, bananas, figs, raisins, and sauerkraut;
- beef or chicken liver, fish, meats prepared with tenderizer, bologna, pepperoni, salami, summer sausage, game meat, meat extracts, caviar, dried fish, herring, and shrimp paste;
- beer (alcoholic and nonalcoholic), red wine (especially Chianti), sherry, vermouth, and other distilled spirits;
- caffeine (including coffee, tea, cola); and
- cheeses, including American, blue, boursault, brick, brie, camembert, cheddar, emmenthaler, gruyere, mozzarella, parmesan, romano, roquefort, stilton, and Swiss;
- sour cream and yogurt;
- soy sauce, miso soup, bean curd, fava beans; or
- yeast extracts.
Eating tyramine while you are taking tranylcypromine can raise your blood pressure to dangerous levels, causing life-threatening side effects.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of tranylcypromine.
Tranylcypromine may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
What other drugs will affect tranylcypromine (Parnate)?
There are many other drugs that can cause serious medical problems if you take them together with tranylcypromine. Do not take tranylcypromine before telling your doctor about all other prescription and over-the-counter medications you use, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor. Keep a list of all your medicines and show it to any healthcare provider who treats you.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about tranylcypromine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Parnate Information
- Parnate Drug Interactions Center: tranylcypromine oral
- Parnate Side Effects Center
- Parnate Overview including Precautions
- Parnate FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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