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in regards to medicine, what is an maoi?

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Antidepressant: Monoamine oxidase inhibitors. these medications prevent the break down of monoamine neurotransmitters. They are typically use for depression.
Answered on Sep 12, 2015

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Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
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See below: Common mono amine oxidase inhibitors are parnate, (tranylcypromine) Marplan and nardil. There are many others available in other countries, and they ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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No - not safe: I don't know of any over-the-counter Monoamine Oxidase inhibitors (MAOI's). But MAOI's can not be taken with numerous medications and food. It would ... Read More
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Xanax (alprazolam): Alprazolam is a benzodiazepine and works differently then a MAOI
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