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A monoamine oxidase inhibitor, C8H12N2, used especially in the form of its sulfate as an antidepressant.

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Noun1.phenelzine - monoamine oxidase inhibitor (trade name Nardil) used to treat clinical depression
MAOI, monoamine oxidase inhibitor - any of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulate
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These include warfarin (Coumadin) and antidepressants, such as phenelzine (Nardil).
2) Monamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs): They were also the first medications used to treat "Reactive Depression" and include Phenelzine (Nardil), Selegiline (Emsam) and Tranylcypromine (Parnate).
Phenelzine and tranylcypromine are irreversible inhibitors of the monoamine oxidase enzyme (MAO).
The RANZCAP guidelines also recommend the use of phenelzine or CBT for depression with atypical features.
phenelzine, tranylcypromine) are associated strongly with instances of severe serotonin syndrome, but a large number of opiates, analgesics, tricyclic antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and antimigraine agents have also been implicated.
Don't forget phenelzine and tranylcypromine, with certain dietary/pharmacologic restrictions," Dr.
Initial TX * SSRI,SNRI * Psychotherapy Step 1 * Switch SSRI or SNRI * Add psychotherapy Step 2 * Mirtazapine, nefazodone, TCA * Add psychotherapy Step 3 * Switch to alternative in step 2 * TCA or phenelzine * Add psychotherapy
Don't forget phenelzine and tranyl-cypromine, with certain dietary/pharmacologic restrictions," he said.
phenelzine, isocarboxazid, tranylcypromine) potentiate brain amine levels by inhibiting the breakdown of brain amines.
Cognitive behavioral group therapy vs phenelzine therapy for social phobia: 12-week outcome.
For example, Golwyn and Weinstock (1990) conducted a study on the use of phenelzine with a 7-year-old girl with SM (phenelzine is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) that has been used for the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders).