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When should I not take protriptyline?

You should not take protriptyline if you have taken another type of antidepressant called a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor in the last two weeks, or if you are recovering from a heart attack. Finally, if you are allergic to protriptyline -- or even to other tricyclic antidepressants -- do not take protriptyline.

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