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When should I call my doctor if I am taking Parnate?

Call your doctor if you're taking the antidepressant Parnate (tranylcypromine) and have thoughts of harming or killing yourself or actually attempt it, or have increased or new feelings of agitation, anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia, irritability, hostility, aggressiveness, impulsivity, severe restlessness, mild mania, frenzied abnormal excitement or other behavioral changes.

You should also contact your doctor if you're taking Parnate and develop any of the following symptoms:
  • headache
  • chest pain or tightness
  • unusually fast, slow or irregular heartbeat
  • stiff or sore neck
  • nausea or vomiting
  • sweating (sometimes along with fever and/or cold, clammy skin)
  • sensitivity to light
  • throat tightening
  • dizziness
  • widened pupils
  • swelling of arms, hands, feet, ankles or lower legs
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • pain in the upper right part of the stomach
  • yellowing of skin or eyes

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