Nardil - what is it?
Nardil, active ingredient phenelzine sulfate, is a medication that is available by prescription. It is used for the treatment of depression, which is also called clinical or major depression. Since this medication has the potential for many lethal food and drug interactions, it is most often only given when other antidepressants do not work.
Who Manufactures Nardil?
Pfizer is the manufacturer of Nardil.
How it works
Nardil is part of the class of drugs known as MAOIs.
In order to understand the way these medicines work, you need to understand the way that brain cells communicate. Monoamines are chemicals in the brain that carry messages from one cell to the other. These are messages that carry information about many different things, including emotions.
Nardil Potential Side Effects
S with all medications, it is possible to experience side effects while taking Nardil. Not everyone that takes this medicine will notice side effects as it is generally well tolerated. If you do notice side effects, they are usually minor and require little or no treatment. Less commonly reported are side effects that are more serious.
What If I Miss a Dose?
If you miss a scheduled dose of your Nardil, you should take the dose you missed when you remember. If you're almost to your next scheduled dose, you should skip the one you missed and return to the schedule. You should never take two doses of Nardil at one time.
Generic Forms of Nardil
Nardil is available as a generic.