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Do Singulair Or Any Allergy Meds Contain Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
See below: L-monoamine oxidases (MAO) are a family of enzymes that catalyze the oxidation of monoamines. They are found bound to the outer membrane of mitochondria in most cell types in the body. The enzyme was originally discovered by mary bernheim in the liver and was named tyramine oxidase. They belong to the protein family of flavin-containing amine oxidoreductases.. ...Read more
Could monoamine oxidase increase be a solution for psychosis? If so how could i enhance it naturally?
Plz see psychiatrist: Combining this question together with your earlier one about dopamine, it sounds like you're interested in helping yourself (or someone you know) with psychosis -- but maybe trying to do this on your own? A psychiatrist is trained to help by assessing clinical situation, suggesting further diagnostic studies, & prescribing medications and/or other treatments -- as well as adjusting as needed. ...Read more
My 4 year old takes zyrtec 1 tsp and singulair 4mg every night. She got a couple mosquito bites yesterday and they are swollen. Can she have a dose of benadryl also tonight? Her left eye has also been watering for several days even with both allergy meds.
Allergy: a one time dose should be OK. Diphenhydramine is short acting while Zyrtec is long acting. So, there will be some overlap, but short lived. Adding Zantac also helps improve the symptoms faster since the two groups of medications have a synergistic effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes!: Singulair is one of many options for allergy treatment. Singulair is known as a leukotriene receptor antagonist. I know, not a great name. Well, it blocks leukotrienes that can cause itching, swelling, redness, etc. By doing so, singulair can reduce allergy symptoms, but it works best if you take it daily. I hope this helps! ...Read more
L-monoamine oxidases (MAO) are a family of enzymes that catalyze the oxidation of monoamines. They are found bound to the outer membrane of mitochondria in most cell types in the body. The enzyme was originally discovered by mary bernheim in the liver and was named tyramine oxidase. They belong to the protein family ...Read more