Foods that contain tyramine, such as aged cheeses.
tyramine content of the food.
Tyramine is a compound similar to the amino acid tyrosine.
Where a reaction between Nardil and certain foodstuffs occurs the intensity of the reaction is usually related to the tyramine content of the food.
Patients taking MAOIs must cut foods high in tyramine (found in aged cheeses and meats) out of their diet to avoid hypotensive side effects.