Definitions

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  • abbreviation monoamine oxidase

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  • initialism biochemistry monoamine oxidase

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Examples

  • One side of the poster has a big picture of Mao; beneath him, it says, well, MAO.

    Daimnation!: Mickey Mao

  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO-I) are structurally similar to the natural substrates of the enzyme, monoamine oxidase (MAO) .1 MAO is responsible for breaking down various endogenous neurotransmitters such as dopamine, norepinephrine, serotonin and epinephrine.

    Monamine Oxidase Inhibitors

  • The work was offered for auction, with a hidden reserve price, no doubt inflated by what we shall henceforth call MAO's Law - namely, that criticizing an artist's method is guaranteed to increase an artist's market value - and its necessary corollaries, MAO's Constants - that passion is no match for irony, and that all art must be viewed as a proposal of fashion.

    Worried Monkey Stays Home

  • The work was offered for auction, with a hidden reserve price, no doubt inflated by what we shall henceforth call MAO's Law - namely, that criticizing an artist's method is guaranteed to increase an artist's market value - and its necessary corollaries, MAO's Constants - that passion is no match for irony, and that all art must be viewed as a proposal of fashion.

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  • But there are other drugs particularly used for depression and these are called MAO inhibitors.

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  • One of the most contentious of these is the possible interaction of the drug meperidine (Demerol) and the class of antidepressants known as MAO inhibitors.

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  • A class of drugs known as MAO-B inhibitors may be effective in improving motor symptoms in people wi...

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Do not take Zoloft tablets within two weeks of taking any drug called MAO inhibitors (Marplan, Nardil, Parnate)

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  • Demerol can have serious interactions with the class of antidepressants known as MAO inhibitors, with effects ranging from increased heart rate and higher blood pressure to cardiac arrest.

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  • Warnings: Do not take if you are female, especially if you are pregnant or breast feeding, elderly or under the age of 18, chronically ill, or taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicine, including but not limited to antidepressants (such as MAO inhibitors), stimulants, allergy medications, and medications for high blood pressure or other cardiovascular conditions.

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