Sedation, dizziness, blurred vision, dry mouth and eyes, urinary retention, constipation, weight gain, GI distress, sexual dysfunction, orthostatic hypotension, dysrhythmias, EPS, and blood dyscrasias. Foods that contain tyramine: some cheeses, cream, yogurt, coffee, chocolate, bananas, raisins, italian green beans, liver, pickled foods, sausage, soy sauce, yeast, beer, and red wines. Can cause a hypertensive crisis. Monitor vital signs, monitor mood for drug effectiveness, monitor for suicidal tendencies, seizures, foods that contain tyramine can cause hypertensive crisis with MAOIs, take drug as prescribed, avoid alcohol, CNS depressants, and cold medicines, take drug with food, avoid driving or using dangerous heavy equipment, do not abruptly stop drug, take drug at bedtime, therapeutic response usually occurs in 2 to 4 weeks, and inform patient that herbs may interact with antidepressants. headache, drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension, dysrhythmias, restlessness, slurred speech, dry mouth, metallic taste, GI distress, tremors, muscle weakness, edema of hands and ankles, increased urination, blood dyscrasias, and nephrotoxicity.