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What are the side effects of isocarboxazid?

The most common, non-serious side effects of isocarboxazid are dizziness, constipation, dry mouth, headaches or nausea and tremors. This medication can also cause negative effects on sexual drive or performance and drowsiness. It can affect your ability to either sleep or stay awake. There are also more serious side effects of isocarboxazid that you should watch out for. In particular, this medication can cause increased symptoms or depression or mental problems including, anxiety or panic, dark thoughts or moods, suicidal thoughts, hyperactivity or impulsiveness and increased restlessness or hostility. If you experience any of these side effects, contact your doctor immediately. Additionally, notify your doctor if you experience sudden lightheadedness or headaches, difficulty seeing or sensitivity to light, changes in your heart rate or chest pain, weight gain or swelling, intense nausea or vomiting, cold sweat or chills, neck stiffness or jaundice. Finally, if you experience signs of an allergic reaction to isocarboxazid, such as swelling around your face or throat, hives or intense difficulty breathing, seek immediate emergency medical attention.

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