Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) for Depression
How It Works
These medicines balance certain brain chemicals called Reference neurotransmitters Opens New Window by reducing the amount of monoamine oxidase, the substance that breaks down the neurotransmitters. This helps make the symptoms of depression better.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry