MAOIS for Depression

by Cathy Parkes May 29, 2020 Updated: December 29, 2021

MAOIS for Depression

MAOIs are used to treat depression.

Important points about MAOIs: They interact with MANY other medications. Eating foods rich in tyramine can cause a hypertensive crisis. Foods rich in tyramine include aged cheese, avocados, bananas, red wine, salami/pepperoni, chocolate.

To learn more about MAOIs, check out our article on nervous system medications for depression.



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