What is tranylcypromine for bipolar disorder?

Tranylcypromine is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor. It is widely used to treat both depression and anxiety.

What is the evidence for tranylcypromine as a treatment for bipolar disorder?

Low quality evidence is unable to determine the benefits of tranylcypromine for bipolar disorder.

Review authors conclude that additional research is required to establish the efficacy of tranylcypromine as an add on to a mood stabiliser.

November 2021

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