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Definition of Antidepressant, MAOI

Antidepressant, MAOI: Monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), a potent class of medications used to treat depression. This group of antidepressants have many serious drug interactions, which may limit their use.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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