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Norpramin Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Norpramin?

You should not take Norpramin if you:
  • Are allergic to Norpramin, desipramine hydrochloride, or any inactive component used to make the medicine. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Have recently had a heart attack (known medically as a myocardial infarction).
  • Are taking linezolid (Zyvox®) or intravenous methylene blue. Norpramin should not be started in people taking linezolid or IV methylene blue, but a person already taking Norpramin may be given linezolid or methylene blue, if absolutely necessary, and only with very careful monitoring and only if Norpramin is stopped during treatment.
  • Have used a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the last 14 days. Some examples of MAOIs include:



Norpramin Warnings and Precautions: Summary

There are a number of situations in which Norpramin should not be taken, as well as a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the precautions or warnings for Norpramin were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the Norpramin warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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