oa South African Medical Journal - A review of the dangers of monoamine-oxidase inhibitors, with special reference to anaesthesia
|Article Title||A review of the dangers of monoamine-oxidase inhibitors, with special reference to anaesthesia|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Anaesthetics, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jan 1965|
|Pages||10 - 14|
|Keyword(s)||Anaesthesiology, Monoamine-oxidase inhibitors and Pharmacology|
One is confronted with the unpleasant situation, where the administration of a MAO-inhibitor, (nardil, marsilid. marplan, niamid, monase, catron, drazine, actomol, tersavid, pamate, parstelin, eutonyl), probably acting by inhibiting monoamine oxidase and producing increased monoamines in the brain, thus greatly improving some forms of mental depression which is where their key use lies, as well as being used in a variety of medical conditions.
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