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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You should not take FLOWTUSS if you are allergic to hydrocodone, guaifenesin, or any of the inactive ingredients in FLOWTUSS, or if you are taking a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) for depression or other conditions, and for 14 days after discontinuing your MAOI.
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").
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.
Patients should not be treated with an MAOI within 5 days of stopping treatment with duloxetine, as this could cause serious or life-threatening side effects - They are currently being treated with linezolid or intravenous methylene blue - They are currently being treated with inhibitors of CYP1A2 or thioridazine.