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Who should not take Parnate?

The antidepressant Parnate (tranylcypromine) is not approved for children or pregnant or breastfeeding women. People should not use Parnate if they're taking another antidepressant, including an MAOI, or if they use narcotics, alcohol or cocaine. People who are undergoing surgery with general anesthesia or have any of the following medical issues should also not take Parnate:
  • cardiovascular disease
  • high blood pressure
  • blood clots or a history of strokes
  • liver disease
  • adrenal gland tumor

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