Monamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOI’s) are antidepressant drugs and work great for treating patients. However, they have many side effects and the food list is limited when on the drug.
The three major MAOI’s are:
I think of “Panama” to help remember. Take the two first letters of each drug.
The DO NOT eat food list
Avacado, soybeans, figs, cheese, wine, bananas, raisins, sauerkraut
Most commonly seen side effects: Dry mouth, nausea, insomnia, dizziness, headache.