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Does parnate (tranylcypromine) cause any permanent damage to the brain? please, need some answers?

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Dr. Adam Tripp
Psychiatry 15 years experience
No: Parnate (tranylcypromine) is an MAOI and stops break down of certain neurotransmitters. It has been around for more than 50 years, and no findings of permanent brain damage. You do need to adhere to a tyramine free diet which you can google or ask your physician for.

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