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Phenelzine Drug Information

Phenelzine sulfate (Nardil®) is a type of monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) used to treat depression. It comes in the form of a tablet and is typically taken three times a day.
 
It is usually not prescribed as a first choice for depression treatment. In fact, it is generally used only as a last resort for severe depression, when other options have failed. This is because MAOIs carry the risk of potentially lethal food and drug interactions. In order to use this medication safely, you must commit to following a strict diet and avoiding many different medicines.
 
To help ensure your safety during treatment with phenelzine, make sure to keep your healthcare provider informed about your medical history. For example, let him or her know if you have any of the following conditions:
   
(For more information on this drug, click Phenelzine. This article offers a complete overview, including details on how it works, dosing guidelines, available strengths, and more.)

Phenelzine Drug Information

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