What is Isocarboxazid?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Marplan

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This is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) used to treat depression. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken between two and four times a day.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Depressed mood 2 7
Bipolar disorder 1 3
Major depressive disorder 1 4
Support mental / emotional health 1 3

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 5
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Isocarboxazid

Side effect Patients Percentage
Insomnia 3
Muscle tension 2
Restless feeling in legs 2
Bowel irritability 1
Crying spells 1
Difficulty with orgasm 1

Show all 12 reported side effects

Why patients stopped taking Isocarboxazid

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 3
Other 2
Side effects too severe 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Isocarboxazid

Duration

Stopped taking Isocarboxazid

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 4
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 7
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 4
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 4
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Isocarboxazid.