MAO-A INHIBITORS - NEW HORIZONS- A REVIEW
G. Shyam Nikethen* and Madhu C. Divakar
Objective: The study mainly focussed on identifying newer therapeutic agents available in the category of selective MAO-A inhibitors after 2000s, since these drugs found their way out of prescription due to the “Cheese Reactions”. The study also aimed on the efficacy of the newer drugs with the available data on comparison with the conventional therapy. Outcome: The present study reviews on advancements and pharmacokinetic comparison of newer treatment options available in MAO-A Inhibitors with low tendency to produce “Cheese Reactions”. This can be an innovative approach in prescribing alternative antidepressants which is to be explored in future.
Keywords: Newer MAO-A Inhibitors, Cheese Reactions, antidepressants.
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