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  1. SSRI's.
    Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
    • Increases the extracellular level of serotonin by inhibiting its uptake back into the pre-synaptic cell.
    • -use for Antidepressant, MDD, anxiety
  2. SNRI's.
    Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors
    • Increases the extracellular level of serotonin and norepinephrine by inhibiting both their uptakes back into the pre-synaptic cell.
    • -use for Antidepressant, MDD, mood disorders, anxiety, OCD, ADHD
  3. MAOI's.
    Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
    • Monoamine oxidase (MAO) removes neurotransmitters serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine from the synaptic cleft after secretion. MAOI's prevent this from happening resulting in increased levels of neurotransmitter.
    • -Atypical depression, panic disorder, PTSD, bipolar depression, social phobia.
  4. Tricyclics
    • Increases the extracellular level of serotonin and norepinephrine by inhibiting both their uptakes back into the pre-synaptic cell.
    • -Antidepressant, antipsychotic,
  5. High Tyramine Content :avoid while on MAOI)
    Aged cheeses (cheddar, Swiss, Camembert, blue cheese, Parmesan, provolone Romano, brie)Raisins, fava beans, flat Italian beans, Chinese pea pods,Red wines (Chianti, burgundy, cabernet sauvignon)Smoked and processed meats (salami, bologna, pepperoni, summer sausage) Caviar, pickled herring, corned beef, chicken or beef liver Soy sauce, brewer's yeast, meat tenderizer (MSG
  6. Moderate Tyramine Content: May eat occasionally while on MAOI Therapy)
    Gouda cheese, processed American cheese, mozzarella Yogurt, sour cream, Avocados, bananas,Beer, white wine, coffee, colas,tea, hot chocolate,Meat extracts, such as bouillon,Chocolate
  7. Low Tyramine Content: (Limited quantities permissible while on MAOI Therapy
    Pasteurized cheeses :cream cheese, cottage cheese, ricotta). Figs. Distilled spirits (in moderation)

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