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can you take nardil (phenelzine) if you are also taking ritalin?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
Not advisable: As your blood pressure may rise to potentially lethal levels.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Nardil (phenelzine): Not advised, due to increase agitation.
Answered on May 7, 2016
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
Never, unless.......: The two medications in combination are contraindicated, however I am aware of very, very experienced psychopharmacologists who do combine these medications when necessary. When this is done they initially check blood pressures daily and monitor closely.
Answered on Sep 16, 2019
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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However, both must be started simultaneously.
Aug 31, 2013

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