Case report of a toxic reaction from a combination of tryptophan and phenelzine

J. M. Thomas, E. H. Rubin

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Abstract

The addition of tryptophan to a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) has been recommended for patients failing to respond to an MAOI alone. The authors report acute behavioral and neurologic toxicity immediately after tryptophan administration in a patient taking phenelzine.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)281-283
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Volume141
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

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