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A 34-year-old man is seen in the emergency department with a
headache, dizziness, and blood pressure of 210/150 mm Hg. He has no
medical problems, states that he feels fine, and says that last night he
even had a nice meal with wine. Which of the following medications
is he most likely taking?
A. Bupropion
B. Lithium
C. Amitriptyline
D. Phenelzine
E. Fluoxetine
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A 34-year-old man is seen in the emergency department with a
headache, dizziness, and blood pressure of 210/150 mm Hg. He has no
medical problems, states that he feels fine, and says that last night he
even had a nice meal with wine. Which of the following medications
is he most likely taking?
A. Bupropion
B. Lithium
C. Amitriptyline
D. Phenelzine
E. Fluoxetine
amitriptyline??
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I think Fluoxetine..

Patient's are told not to eat certain types of cheese, and avoid red wine.
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Come on people.....this is the most common and highest yield topic on USMLE......:sorry:
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LOL didnt see the MAO-I on the list! haha
its phenelezine!

hope that doesnt happen on the test
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D.phenelzine.......MAOI.
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Its Phenelzine, due tyramine containing foods
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