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mon·o·am·ine

(mon'ō-am'ēn, -in), Although this word is correctly stressed on the second-last syllable, U.S. usage often stresses it on the last syllable.
A molecule containing one amine group.
Synonym(s): monamine

mon·o·am·ine

, monamine (mon'ō-ǎ-mēn', mon-amin)
A molecule containing one amine group.
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Drugs that produce increased serotonin neurotransmission, such as serotonin re-uptake inhibitors, monamine oxidase inhibitors, or tramadol, if administered concurrently, may produce a life-threatening "serotonin syndrome," composed of altered cognition, neuromuscular activity, and autonomic function (86).
Serotonin (hydroxytryptamine, or 5-HT) is a monamine neurotransmitter that enhances relaxation and smooth/controlled motor coordination (by inhibiting quick motor responses).
The second type was the monamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors (phenelzine-Nardil; isocarboxazid-Marplan; tranycypromine-Parnate and others).
John's wort with anesthesia may be unfounded due to the fact that the herb has no in vivo monamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor activity.
Some medications from which to choose include N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) inhibitors, monamine oxidase-B inhibitors, and acetylcholine-enhancing agents.
Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) were used infrequently, while monamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) and electroconvulsive therapy were not prescribed at all during the 12-month study period.