Isocarboxazid is a prescription medication used to treat depression. Because of its potentially serious side effects, it is often used only after other antidepressants haven't worked. Isocarboxazid belongs to a group of drugs called monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors. It works by increasing the levels of certain natural chemicals in the brain that affect your mood and help maintain mental balance.

Isocarboxazid comes in tablet form. It is usually taken 2 to 4 times daily, with or without food.

Common side effects include nausea, dry mouth, and dizziness. Isocarboxazid can...


Ultresa is a prescription medication used to improve digestion in people who do not have enough pancreatic enzymes due to cystic fibrosis, pancreatitis, or other conditions.

Ultresa belongs to a group of drugs called pancreatic enzymes. These replace digestive enzymes that are normally produced by the pancreas.

This medication comes in delayed-release capsule form and is taken with meals.

Do not chew, divide, or break Ultresa capsules. Swallow Ultresa whole.

Common side effects of Ultresa include headache, throat pain, and nosebleeds.

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