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Tyramine content of preserved and fermented foods or condiments of Far Eastern cuisine

  • M. Da Prada
  • G. Zürcher
Section I RIMA: Pharmacology, Biochemistry And Interactions Mini-Paper


The tyramine content of foodstuffs typical of the Far East was analysed: the items included fermented food and condiments as well as seven menus from different Far Eastern restaurants. The results of the present analysis extend to Far Eastern foods our previous conclusion that no severe dietary restrictions are needed in patients treated with moclobemide, a novel RIMA antidepressant.

Key words

Far Eastern foods Tyramine in food Dietary restrictions Hypertensive crises Cheese effect Moclobemide 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Da Prada
    • 1
  • G. Zürcher
    • 1
  1. 1.Pharmaceutical Research Department (PRPN)F. Hoffmann-La Roche LtdBaselSwitzerland

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