oa South African Medical Journal - A review of the dangers of monoamine-oxidase inhibitors, with special reference to anaesthesia

Volume 39, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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