MAOI


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MAOI

abbr.
monoamine oxidase inhibitor

MAOI

abbreviation for
(Pharmacology) monoamine oxidase inhibitor
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Noun1.MAOI - any of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulateMAOI - any of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulate
antidepressant, antidepressant drug - any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects
iproclozide - an antidepressant drug that acts as a monoamine oxidase inhibitor
isocarboxazid, Marplan - a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (trade name Marplan) that is used to treat clinical depression
Nardil, phenelzine - monoamine oxidase inhibitor (trade name Nardil) used to treat clinical depression
tranylcypromine - an antidepressant drug that is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor; administered as a sulfate
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Astute clinicians will recognize that antidepressants that lack 5HT reuptake (eg, bupropion, mirtazapine) are not on this list of agents that may increase SS risk when taken with an MAOI.
Wait at least 14 days after discontinuation of an MAOI before initiating therapy with BRISDELLE.
5 mg tablets Selegiline MAOI Transdermal [less than or [72] system equal to] 12 mg/24 h Trazodone SM Tablets 50, 100, 150, [15] or 300 mg Venlafaxine SNRI Tablets 25, 37.
The differential diagnosis of the serotonin syndrome in turn includes malignant neuroleptic syndrome (MNS), MAOI overdose, tyramine reaction, strychnine ingestion, and the use of cocaine, amphetamines or other sympathomimetic drugs.
Just be careful not to take any of these warnings in with MAOI inhibitors - or if you suffer from liver or kidney disease.
4] These medications can produce dangerously high levels of norepinephrine because the MAOI impairs the metabolism of sympathomimetic medications.
CHI has identified warfarin, disulfiram, metronidazole and MAOI inhibitors as having a high potential for food/ drug interactions.
Initial passage through the liver produces active metabolites from the tricyclic and atypical drugs, and inactive metabolites from the MAOI drugs ("first-pass metabolism").
It contained ephedra and had inadequate warnings about the product's use with an MAOI.
lithium carbonate (Eskafith, Treats manic depression, Lithobid, Lithonate, Lithotabs) phenelzine sulfate (Nardil), a Treats depression, monoamine oxidase inhibitor--known as MAOI.
She was prescribed a combination of two drugs, a tricyclic and an MAOI which worked very well for her and she returned to work.
People with mood disorders who are medicated with tricyclic antidepressants and MAOI may use caffeine to counteract the dysphoria associated with decrements in performance and diminished energy level.