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Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
In addition to Parnate, other MAOIs used to treat depression include:
 
Tricyclic Antidepressants
Tricyclic antidepressants are another older class of antidepressants. Parnate is a tricyclic antidepressant. Due to certain side effects, they are generally not recommended for elderly people. Tricyclic types of depression medicine include:
 
Miscellaneous Antidepressants
There are several other antidepressants available, including:
 

 

Sometimes, stimulant medications such as methylphenidate (Ritalin®) are used to treat depression when other medications have not helped, although stimulants are not approved for this use.
 
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