mao inhibitors-oral


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USES: This medication is used to treat depression.

HOW TO USE: May be taken with food if stomach upset occurs. Take this exactly as prescribed. Try to take each dose at the same time(s) each day so you remember to routinely take it. It may take a few weeks for the full benefits of this medication to be noticed. Do not stop taking this drug without first consulting your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS: May cause drowsiness, dizziness, increased sun sensitivity or blurred vision. Use caution performing tasks that require alertness. May initially cause dizziness and lightheadedness when rising too quickly from a sitting or lying position. Other side effects include stomach upset, loss of appetite, tremors, irritability, sleeplessness, or flushing. These effects should subside as your body adjusts to the medication. Notify your doctor promptly if the following effects occur: severe headache, rapid or irregular heart rate, skin rash, fever, yellowing of the eyes or skin. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

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