The Use of MAOIs

November, 2006 | Vol: 4 Issue: 11

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The MAOI-Cheese Interaction: A Primer

The MAOIs were first introduced in the mid-1950s, and for the first decade of their use, nobody had an inkling that combining them with cheese (or any other high tyramine food) could be dangerous.

The Classic MAOIs: Our Capsule Summaries

Arguably, the most confusing thing about MAOIs is keeping track of which medication is “tranylcypromine” and which is “phenelzine.” The following mnemonics work for Dr. Carlat, and perhaps they will for you

Tales From History

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