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Tranylcypromine sulfate

Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors and Hypertensive Crisis with Signigicant Tyramine Use

Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors

  • Antidepressants increased the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in pediatric and young adult patients in short-term studies. Closely monitor all antidepressant-treated patients for clinical worsening, and for emergence of suicidal thoughts and behaviors. PARNATE is not approved for use in pediatric patients.

Hypertensive Crisis with Significant Tyramine Use

  • Excessive consumption of foods or beverages with significant tyramine content or the use of certain drugs with PARNATE or after PARNATE discontinuation can precipitate hypertensive crisis. Monitor blood pressure and allow for medication-free intervals between administration of PARNATE and interacting drugs. Instruct patients to avoid ingestion of foods and beverages with high tyramine content.

MONITORING RECOMMENDATIONS RELATED TO BLACK BOX DATA

  • Close observation for suicidal thinking or unusual changes in behavior

Patient Counseling Information

Parnate

Medication Guides

Patient Medication Guide

Package Inserts

Tranylcypromine sulfate

 

Additional Information

Updated June 2018