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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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In particular, tell your doctor if you are taking any pain medicines such as narcotics cold or allergy medicines that contain cough suppressants or antihistamines, medicines for mental illness (antipsychotics, anti-anxiety), drink alcohol, take medicines for depression including MAOIs or tricyclic antidepressants, take medicines for stomach or intestinal problems.
The oral ingestion of MAOI blocks the activity of the gut wall and liver enzymes and this allows monoamines (particularly tyromine) present in the diet to pass into the blood unaltered (i.
For example, "every medical student knows that you can't have Chianti wine with an MAOI," Dr.
Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist if you are not sure if you take an MAOI, including the antibiotic linezolid; do not take an MAOI within 21 days of stopping BRINTELLIX; do not start BRINTELLIX if you stopped taking an MAOI in the last 14 days
Some patients who would never respond otherwise "will wake up, see life, and smell the coffee with an MAOI.
The Daytrana patch should not be used if your child is very anxious, tense, or agitated; has an eye problem called glaucoma; has tics (repeated movements or sounds that cannot be controlled) has a diagnosis or family history of seizures or has a diagnosis or family history of Tourette's syndrome; or has had an abnormal brain wave test (EEG); is taking a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) medicine or has discontinued an MAOI medicine in the last 2 weeks; is pregnant or breastfeeding; is allergic to methylphenidate or any other ingredients of Daytrana.
Do not start VIIBRYD if you started or stopped taking an MAOI in the last 14 days
MAOI Chinn Tire created the biggest shock of the fledgling National Hunt season to date by landing the Weatherbys Bank Wensleydale Juvenile at Hurdle at Wetherby yesterday at a staggering 200-1.