moclobemide-oral tablet

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GENERIC NAME: MOCLOBEMIDE - ORAL TABLET (mow-KLO-bem-ide)

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage | Medical Alert

USES: This medication is used in the treatment of depression. It belongs to a class of drugs known as MAO inhibitors.

HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth immediately after meals as prescribed. Your dose may be adjusted gradually during the first weeks of therapy to find the dose just right for you. Follow dosing instructions closely. Do not take this more often, increase your dose or stop taking this without first consulting your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS: This medication may initially cause dizziness, nervousness, mild headache, trouble sleeping and nausea as your body adjusts to the medication. Other side effects reported include sweating, loss of appetite, dry mouth, anxiety or blurred vision. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly. Notify your doctor if you develop: rapid/pounding/irregular heartbeat, stomach pain, chest pain, sudden and severe headache, stiff neck, confusion, disorientation, slurred speech, behavioral changes, fever, skin rash. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

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CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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