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Triple reuptake inhibitors: a premise and promise. [Psychiatry I. On the horizon there is a new class of psychoactive medications which work by inhibiting the neuronal reuptake of serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine. There are multiple potential indications for these drugs. Research suggests that they may have a role in treating depressive disorders, and it is plausible they may have potential efficacy in obesity, addiction, and pain syndromes. The current review describes some of the molecules in development presently and explores the research relevant to possible clinical uses for this class of medications. Prozac (fluoxetine) - The Crazy Meds run-down. Other Forms: Prozac Weekly, Sarafem (for PMDD), oral solution (It’s minty fresh!
Really, it tastes like mint-flavored mouthwash2.) Class: Antidepressants, specifically a Serotonin-Selective Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) 1. FDA Approved Uses of Prozac (fluoxetine) Major Depression for adults. 2. Fibromyalgia Arthritis Chronic Fatigue Multiple Sclerosis Bipolar Depression Lupus Headaches Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Premature Ejaculation 3. 3.1 Pros Prozac’s long half-life makes the issue of med compliance a little less of a big deal - hence the approval for depressed teenagers - and SSRI discontinuation syndrome is rarely anything like it is with other SSRIs, if it happens at all. 3.2 Cons The sexual side effects and weight gain, if it happens, can be pretty bad. Monoamine oxidase inhibitor. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) are chemicals which inhibit the activity of the monoamine oxidase enzyme family.
They have a long history of use as medications prescribed for the treatment of depression. They are particularly effective in treating atypical depression. They are also used in the treatment of Parkinson's Disease and several other disorders. Indications Newer MAOIs such as selegiline (typically used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease) and the reversible MAOI moclobemide provide a safer alternative and are now sometimes used as first-line therapy. MAOIs can also be used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease by targeting MAO-B in particular (therefore affecting dopaminergic neurons), as well as providing an alternative for migraine prophylaxis.
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