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Side Effects of Tranylcypromine

Possible side effects of tranylcypromine include insomnia, chills, nausea, and loss of appetite. While most side effects are minor and do not require medical attention, there are also a number of less common, but more serious tranylcypromine side effects that you should report to your healthcare provider right away, such as dangerously high blood pressure, anxiety or panic attacks, and suicidal thoughts or behavior.

Tranylcypromine Side Effects: An Introduction

As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with tranylcypromine sulfate (Parnate®). However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate the drug well. When people do develop tranylcypromine side effects, in many cases they are minor, meaning they either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with tranylcypromine. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of tranylcypromine side effects with you.)

Reported Side Effects of Tranylcypromine

Tranylcypromine has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials in which a group of people taking the drug have side effects documented and compared to another group not taking the medicine. This way, it is possible to see what side effects occur, how often they appear, and how they compare to the group not taking the medicine.
In these studies, some of the side effects of tranylcypromine included:
Withdrawal side effects have been reported in people who have stopped taking tranylcypromine suddenly. These side effects of tranylcypromine withdrawal include restlessness, anxiety, depression, and other problems (see Parnate Withdrawal).
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