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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Hence, we propose here that resveratrol and quercetin have to be considered as poorly potent MAO inhibitors since they hamper [[sup.
Anybody on a course of MAO Inhibitors will have to follow a restricted diet.
John's wort can interact with the following drugs: amiodarone, anesthetics, anticoagulants, antidiabetic agents, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, beta-blockers, caffeine, calcium channel blockers, carbamazepine, cyclosporine, digoxin, fexofenadine, ginkgo biloba, methadone, MAO inhibitors, nortriptyline, opioids, and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.
The partial alleviation of depressive symptoms with fluoxetine in rats in particular, demonstrated the extent and stability of the depressive effect of immunization with MAO inhibitors.
Emsam provides a significant advance because at least in its lowest dose patients can use the drug without the usual dietary restrictions associated with these types of drugs known as MAO inhibitors," said Dr.
Younger patients can sometimes become paradoxically sedated with MAO inhibitors, which should then be administered at bedtime.
Problems may occur for those prescribed MAO inhibitors and it could decrease the effect of the blood- thinning drug, warfarin.
Studies showed that diets rich in these chemicals, can elevate a person's blood pressure and trigger migraines in patients taking antidepressants known as MAO inhibitors.
Patients taking MAO inhibitors, another kind of antidepressant, should not take EFFEXOR XR.
For the small number of people for whom MAO inhibitors are the best treatment, it is necessary to avoid certain foods that contain high levels of tyramine, such as many cheeses, wines, and pickles, as well as medications such as decongestants.
But when this important conversion is blocked by MAO inhibitors, tyramine builds up, causing the release of norepinephrine.
Very serious, sometimes fatal, reactions have been reported in patients receiving MAO inhibitors in combination with fluoxetine.