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What is isocarboxazid?

Isocarboxazid is a prescription medication that helps to treat depression and its symptoms, often after other medications have been unsuccessful. Isocarboxazid is known as a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor, and it affects the amount of certain chemicals in your brain and nervous system. This medication does not work for everybody, and your doctor may ask you to supplement it with a specific diet and take it according to specific instructions. Isocarboxazid is available under the brand Marplan.

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