brofaromine

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brofaromine

A reversible monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) with serotonin reuptake-inhibiting activity, which is used to manage depression and anxiety.

Pros
In contrast to other MAOIs, it does not cause hypertension, encephalopathy, hepatotoxicity or hyperthermia.
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Finally, an assessment by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 2008 (books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=11955) of randomized, controlled trials of medications for PTSD concluded that no drugs have adequate data showing efficacy, including SSRIs, the [alpha]-adrenergic blocker prazosin, anticonvulsants, the atypical antipsychotics olanzapine (Zyprexa) and risperidone (Risperdal), benzodiazepines, the MAO inhibitors phenelzine and brofaromine (Consonar), other antidepressants, and drugs such as naltrexone or inositol.