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A 31-year-old male asked:

Is it safe to take nardil (phenelzine) a maoi inhibitor with levadopa?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Contraindicated: Never use this combination of drugs, because of high risk for dangerous interaction (e.g. acute hypertension and adjunctive effect of the medication). Hope it help.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Drug safety: Per Drugs.Com drug interaction checker: "Using levodopa together with phenelzine is not recommended. Combining these medications may lead to dangerous increases in your blood pressure, a condition known as hypertensive crisis." Please discuss this with your physician.

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