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  • MAO inhibitors have largely been supplanted in therapy because of their high risk of significant side effects, most notably severe, possibly fatal high blood pressure, if foods or alcoholic beverages containing tyramine are consumed.
  • A rapid, potentially fatal increase in blood pressure can occur if foods or alcoholic beverages containing tyramine are ingested by a person already taking MAO inhibitors.
  • Patients taking MAOIs must cut foods high in tyramine (found in aged cheeses and meats) out of their diet to avoid hypotensive side effects.
 
 

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