Nardil can potentially interact with a number of foods and medications.
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Nardil if you have:
- Congestive heart failure (CHF)
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Pheochromocytoma, a certain type of adrenal tumor
- Have an upcoming surgery or procedure involving general or local anesthetics
- Liver disease, including liver failure or cirrhosis
- Frequent headaches
- Bipolar disorder or a family history of bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression)
- A history of suicide attempts or suicidal thoughts
- Kidney problems, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- Seizures or epilepsy
- An upcoming radiology procedure
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Nardil and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Nardil and Breastfeeding)
- Drink alcohol regularly.
It is extremely important to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Never take any medication (including non-prescription medications) without first checking with your healthcare provider.
(Click Nardil Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)