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phenelzine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. phenelzine, Nardilnoun

    monoamine oxidase inhibitor (trade name Nardil) used to treat clinical depression

Wiktionary

  1. phenelzinenoun

    A monoamine oxidase inhibitor, used as an antidepressant, chemical formula CHN.

Wikipedia

  1. Phenelzine

    Phenelzine, sold under the brand name Nardil, among others, is a non-selective and irreversible monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) of the hydrazine class which is primarily used as an antidepressant and anxiolytic. Along with tranylcypromine and isocarboxazid, phenelzine is one of the few non-selective and irreversible MAOIs still in widespread clinical use. It is typically available in 15 mg tablets and doses usually range from 45–90 mg per day. Synthesis of phenelzine was first described by Emil Votoček and Otakar Leminger in 1932.

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  1. phenelzine

    Phenelzine is a type of medication that is classified as a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is primarily used to treat depressive disorders, including major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorder. It works by increasing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain that help improve mood and feelings of well-being. It can also be used in the treatment of certain anxiety disorders and social phobias. As with all medications, it can have side effects and interactions with other drugs, which should be discussed with a healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Wikidata

  1. Phenelzine

    Phenelzine is a non-selective and irreversible monoamine oxidase inhibitor of the hydrazine class which is used as an antidepressant and anxiolytic. Along with tranylcypromine and isocarboxazid, phenelzine is one of the few non-selective MAOIs still in widespread clinical use. It is typically available in 15 mg tablets and doses usually range from 30-90 mg per day, with 15 mg every day or every other day suggested as a maintenance dose following a successful course of treatment.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Phenelzine

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of phenelzine in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of phenelzine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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