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Vivactil Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Vivactil?

You should not take Vivactil if you:
  • Are allergic to Vivactil, protriptyline hydrochloride, or any inactive component used to make Vivactil. 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 cisapride (Propulsid®).
  • Have used a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the last 14 days. MAOIs include:

Vivactil Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

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