What are the side effects of phenelzine?

Less serious side effects that may occur when you take phenelzine include: dizziness, weakness, drowsiness, dry mouth, sexual dysfunction, constipation, insomnia, upset stomach, urinating less often, uncontrolled shaking or twitching of the muscles. It these side effects become severe or are prolonged, contact your healthcare provider. Call your doctor right away if your depression symptoms worsen or if you have any of these serious side effects: light-headedness, fainting, anxiety, panic attacks, restlessness, agitation, feeling impulsive, increased depression, suicidal thoughts, mental or physical hyperactivity, sleeping problems, changes in mood or behavior, swelling of any part of the body, yellowish eyes or skin, difficulty swallowing, vomiting, sweating, abnormal heart rate, neck pain, nausea, sweating, dilated pupils, increased sensitivity to light and chest pain.

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