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monoamine

[¦män·ō′am‚ēn]
(organic chemistry)
An amine compound that has only one amino group.
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Effects of three monamine uptake inhibitors on behaviour maintained by cocaine or food presentation in rhesus monkeys.
Drugs that produce increased serotonin neurotransmission, such as serotonin re-uptake inhibitors, monamine oxidase inhibitors, or tramadol, if administered concurrently, may produce a life-threatening "serotonin syndrome," composed of altered cognition, neuromuscular activity, and autonomic function (86).
The second type was the monamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors (phenelzine-Nardil; isocarboxazid-Marplan; tranycypromine-Parnate and others).
Formoterol, as with other beta2-agonists, should be administered with extreme caution to patients being treated with monamine oxidase inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants, or drugs known to prolong the QTc interval because the action of adrenergic agonists on the cardiovascular system may be potentiated by these agents.
John's wort with anesthesia may be unfounded due to the fact that the herb has no in vivo monamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor activity.
Some medications from which to choose include N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) inhibitors, monamine oxidase-B inhibitors, and acetylcholine-enhancing agents.