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Surmontil Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Surmontil?

You should not take Surmontil if you:
  • Are allergic to Surmontil, trimipramine maleate, or any inactive component used to make Surmontil. 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. Surmontil should not be started in people taking linezolid or IV methylene blue, but a person already taking Surmontil may be given linezolid or methylene blue, if absolutely necessary, and only with very careful monitoring and only if Surmontil is stopped during treatment. 
  • Have used a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the last 14 days. Some examples of MAOIs include:



A Summary of Surmontil Warnings and Precautions

There are a number of situations in which Surmontil 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 Surmontil were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the Surmontil warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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