You have a pt who is currently taking an MAOI. The pt comes to your office and tells you he has just attended the most wonderful social party… a wine and cheese tasting. He consumes large amounts of red wine, cheese, and beer. What physical symptoms would you expect this pt to exhibit?
A- Hypotension, syncope, cardiac arrythmias
B- Acute renal and hepatic failure
C- Hypertension, Tachycardia, nauseau and headache.
D- None… these foods have no effects on MAOI’s. Though he is most likely drunk.