Phenelzine (Nardil) re-licensed and available in UK
Phenelzine has now been relisted in the BNF and is available on prescription.
After a few years of being unavailable in the UK, phenelzine (Nardil) has been re-licensed and no longer needs to be specially imported. It has been relisted in the BNF and is available on prescription.
Phenelzine is a monoamine-oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) antidepressant and there are dietary restrictions that need to be followed by the patient to prevent an acute hypertensive episode.
Further clinical information is available from the summary of product characteristics: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/228/smpc