Advertisement

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.

Continue Learning about Antidepressant

Are Antidepressants Safe to Take During Pregnancy?
Are Antidepressants Safe to Take During Pregnancy?
Research suggests that depression is diagnosed twice as often in women as it is in men, and it typically presents during a woman’s childbearing years....
Read More
What antidepressants can I take if I have multiple sclerosis (MS)?
Multiple Sclerosis FoundationMultiple Sclerosis Foundation
If you have multiple sclerosis (MS), various classes of medications exist to treat depression. The s...
More Answers
How does Doxepin interact with other medications?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
If you have taken an MAO inhibitor in the past 2 weeks, you should not take doxepin due to possible ...
More Answers
What Is Treatment-Resistant Depression?
What Is Treatment-Resistant Depression?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.