Diagnosis: menopausal depression. Treatment: Nardil. Husband sympathetic but obviously out of his depth.
Nardil antidepressant advertisement, 1961
British Medical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 5256, p. 21.

Her family was bewildered
Housewife, 51. Happily married for 25 years but feels "she can't go on." Acutely depressed by even minor mishaps. Feels her jitters are estranging the children. Has put on weight and tends to hypochondriasis. Brought to treatment by husband— sympathetic but obviously out of his depth.
Diagnosis – Menopausal depression       Treatment – Nardil
Nardil is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor which acts selectively on the brain to resolve the depression. Nardil is safe and is effective at low dosage levels. Toxic effects on blood or liver are extremely rare. Nardil acts quickly. Response is usually seen within the first weeks or even days of treatment. Nardil provides reliable treatment for depressives —often the problem patients of a busy practice.
Nardil has a simple and convenient dosage schedule, one tablet three times a day.
NARDIL Trade Mark   Brand of Phenelzine IN GENERAL PRACTICE
Available in bottles of 100 and 500 sugar-coated tablets each containing 15 mg. phenelzine.
Nardil is known in some countries as "Nardelzine" (trade mark)
William R. Warner & Co. LTD., Eastleigh, Hampshire.   Telephone: EASTLEIGH 3131

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