MAO inhibitors


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Related to MAO inhibitors: serotonin, SSRI, Wellbutrin, tyramine, monoamine oxidase, Serotonin syndrome, Tricyclic antidepressants, COMT inhibitors

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO inhibitors)

A class of antidepressants used to treat social phobia.
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Stewart, however, thinks that physicians who not are accustomed to treating patients with MAO inhibitors should refer to someone who is.
Anybody on a course of MAO Inhibitors will have to follow a restricted diet.
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.
Herbal experts warn St John's wort must not be combined with any anti- depressant medications, including SSRI's MAO inhibitors and tricyclics, as serious problems can arise.
Moreover, MAO inhibitors and newer antidepressants such as fluoxetine hydrochloride (Prozac) alter the concentrations of trace amines in the brain.
How many patients who take antidepressants called MAO inhibitors know never to take Robitussin or Dristan nasal decongestants or cough syrups - because the mix can kill?
If you eat any of these foods while taking MAO inhibitors, your blood pressure could sky-rocket, creating the risk of a stroke or even death.
aid, but for the treatment of depression in conjunction with MAO inhibitors.
Deprenyl) selegiline, the first selective inhibitor of B-type MAO which, in contrast to the known MAO inhibitors, did not potentiate the effect of tyramine but inhibited it.
These include tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), MAO inhibitors, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), and serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs).
For patients with refractory bipolar depression, he said his favorite combination has been lamotrigine and MAO inhibitors, particularly tranylcypromine.