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What should I avoid while using isocarboxazid?

There are many foods and other substances that you must avoid while taking isocarboxazid. Substances with high dopamine or tyramine content, alcohol or caffeine can interact dangerously with this medication. Foods that are aged or fermented in their preparation, including cheese, yogurt, sour cream, sauerkraut and yeast, can be dangerous. Additionally, aged or smoked meats like sausages or salamis, dried fruit, raisins, bananas, avocados and raspberries, can contain these chemicals. Avoid consuming alcoholic beverages or substances or non-alcoholic wines and beers, which could contain tyramine. Avoid caffeine, in substances like chocolate, coffee and tea, while you are using isocarboxazid.

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