Definition

One of the MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITORS used to treat DEPRESSION; PHOBIC DISORDERS; and PANIC.

Description

Phenelzine is only found in individuals that have used or taken this drug. It is an irreversible non-selective inhibitor of monoamine oxidase. May be used to treat major depressive disorder.Although the exact mechanism of action has not been determined, it appears that the irreversible, nonselective inhibition of MAO by phenelzine relieves depressive symptoms by causing an increase in the levels of serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine in the neuron.

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