Q. I have a patient who is prescribed a monoamine – oxidase inhibitor. Where can I get the MAOI treatment cards?

A. The MAOI treatment card was published as collaboration between the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and the British Medical Association on behalf of the Department for Health.

These cards have now been discontinued. They will not be reprinted as the Department of Health believes that the information contained in the warning card is incorporated in the summary of product characteristics and the patient information leaflets.

MAOI antidepressants have largely been superseded by SSRI‘s that have less side effects. 

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