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What is Parnate?

Parnate (tranylcypromine) is a medication approved to treat depression but is also prescribed for anxiety, especially social anxiety and panic disorder. It belongs to a group of medications called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), which are usually prescribed only when other drugs haven't been effective. Parnate changes the levels of particular chemicals in your brain and nervous system and can have dangerous side effects. While taking Parnate you should avoid certain foods and medications, and be closely monitored by a healthcare professional.

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