monoamine oxidase inhibitor

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Synonyms for monoamine oxidase inhibitor

any of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulate

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When prescribing a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), ensure that your patient isn't taking other medications that could cause an interaction that results in serotonin syndrome or pressor effects.
Novel 2H-chromen-2-one derivatives of resveratrol: design, synthesis, modeling and use as human monoamine oxidase inhibitors," European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, vol.
They also shouldn't be taken if you take another class of antidepressants called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), or the pain medication tramadol (Ultram).
Chapter 27 on "Brachial Plexus Block" had a discussion of "commonly used antidepressant drugs", referring only to tricyclic antidepressants and monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
Three types of medications shown to be effective are tricyclic antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).
Drugs considered include stimulants, mood stabilizers, cognitive enhancers for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, and monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), another antidepressant, is less frequently used.
Pharmacologic treatments for depression have advanced greatly since the development of the first therapies, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).
The product is contraindicated in patients with narrow-angle glaucoma or urinary retention, and for patients taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) currently or within the past 14 days.
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors are also prescribed for social anxiety disorder, and some studies show they are more effective than the SSRIs in treating this condition.
The SSRIs are boasting fewer side effects than the monoamine oxidase inhibitors and tricyclic anti-depressants.
People taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI's) should avoid overripe bananas, a source of tyramine, which interferes with these medications and can cause serious side effects.
MDMA also interacts dangerously with some prescription drugs (including monoamine oxidase inhibitors, a class of antidepressants), and it raises heart rate and blood pressure, of special concern for people with cardiovascular conditions.
All decongestants can interact adversely with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), tricyclic antidepressants, indomethacin, beta blockers, methyldopa, some general anesthetics, digitalis, antihypertensives, rauwolfia alkaloids, other central nervous system (CNS) stimulants, and possibly theophylline.