Is Depakote or Abilify an MAOI inhibitor
Asked by Samatha Tegeler on April 19th, 2013
First of all,thanks for asking this question,I work it out and give you a simple answer.Not Medical Advice: MAOIs are antidepressants. Abilify is an antipsychotic. According to rxlist.com neither Depakote or Abilify are MAO inhibitors.Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) were the first type of antidepressant to be used, starting in the 1950s.
Here I think it is for your reference and maybe not a correct answer or sometimes there are a variety of answers for the same question. So here are more information as below and it could be helpful.
What are mao inhibitors used for?
MAOI inhibitors are a class of antidepressants used for the treatment of depression. They are also used to treat social anxiety and Parkinson’s disease.
What is Abilify Medication Used for?
Ambilify is a very popular medication in the United States.It is a medication used to treat depression and schizophrenia. This medication works by changing the chemicals in your brain.