Antidepressants (Depression Medications) (cont.)

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MAOIs are associated with several significant drug interactions; limiting their usefulness in patients who are treated with multiple drugs. MAOIs interact with drugs that increase serotonin activity in the brain, increase norepinephrine, constrict blood vessels, or inhibit monoamine oxidase.

Drugs that increase serotonin in the brain include:

Combining MAOIs with drugs that increase serotonin may cause:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/2/2015

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