Essays Tagged: "Monoamine oxidase inhibitor"

Medication used in Psycho- Gerontology Unit

literature review:The most frequently used groups of antidepressant drugs used for elderly include: Monoamine oxidase inhibitors, Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), and Selective serotonin reuptake inh ... drugs used to treat depression increase the amount of these chemicals (Norman & Redfern, 2000).Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) were the first medications used as antidepressants. These drugs ...

(6 pages) 55 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


e depression in circa fifteen percent of them. Reserpine is now known for its property of depleting monoamines by way of obliterating pre-synaptic vesicles, thereby releasing myriads of transmitter mo ... od of some disconsolate patients. Later discoveries that revealed that marsilid is also an MAOI, or monoamine oxidase inhibitor (which, as is self-evident, inhibits the oxidation of monoamines within ...

(10 pages) 26 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Aging case study

is important that nurses should know and provide the appropriate medicine education to the patients.Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor (MAOI): MAOI is effective in patients who suffer major depression and ha ... tion. Patients should be informed that they can not eat certain foods that contain higher levels of monoamine tyramine, for instance, fish, chocolate, cheese, alcohol, soy sauce…etc.Tricyclic A ...

(11 pages) 125 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Depression: Unipolar vs. Bipolar

since the development of antidepressant drugs. There are currently three kinds of antidepressants; Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOI), Tricyclics, and Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI). Other tre ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


h as occasional death from overdose. Around the same time a different type of antidepressant called monoamine oxidase inhibitors or MAOIs was developed while searching for a treatment towards tubercul ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues