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Can I take amoxapine with monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors?

Do not take amoxapine (Asendin) if you take or have taken medication belonging to a group of antidepressant drugs called monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors. These drugs include isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam, Zelapar) and tranylcypromine (Parnate).

Tell your doctor if you have taken an MAO inhibitor in the last two weeks. If you stop taking amoxapine, wait at least 14 days before you take an MAO inhibitor again.

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