Tranylcypromine is an antidepressant drug. It reversibly binds to monoamine oxidase and belongs to the monoamine oxidase inhibitor class of drugs. As with other MAOIs, users of tranylcypromine must adhere to rigid dietary guidelines.

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... TRANYLCYPROMINE (Parnate®) belongs to a class of drugs called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). Tranylcypromine increases the level of certain chemicals in the brain that help fight depression and other mood problems, including certain anxiety disorders. Tranylcypromine can interact with certain foods and other medicines to cause unpleasant side effects. You must know what foods and medicines to avoid (see below). Generic tranylcypromine tablets are not yet available. ...
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Tranylcypromine Systematic (IUPAC) name 2-phenylcyclopropan-1-ami ...
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