Precautions and Warnings With Isocarboxazid
Who Should Not Take Isocarboxazid?You should not take isocarboxazid if you:
- Are allergic to Marplan, isocarboxazid, or any of the inactive components used to make isocarboxazid. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients used to make isocarboxazid.
- Have heart disease or any other heart condition.
- Have high blood pressure (hypertension).
- Have a pheochromocytoma (a certain type of adrenal tumor).
- Have cerebrovascular disease, including a history of a stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA), or any bleeding in the brain.
- Are undergoing elective surgery. You should stop isocarboxazid at least 10 days before undergoing any surgery that involves a general or local anesthetic.
- Have liver problems, including liver failure or cirrhosis.
- Are taking any of the drugs or foods that should not be taken with isocarboxazid (see Drug Interactions With Isocarboxazid and Marplan Food Interactions).
Precautions and Warnings With Isocarboxazid: SummaryThere are several situations where isocarboxazid should not be taken, along with a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of with isocarboxazid. However, it is possible that not all of the precautions or warnings for isocarboxazid were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the isocarboxazid warnings and precautions that may apply to you.