Serotonin Pathway: Medications Mechanism of Action
A: Tryptophan Hydroxylase Inhibitors: p-Chlorophenylalanine
B:5 Hydroxy-Tryptaphan Decarboxylase Inhibitors: Alpha Methyl 5-HT
C:Mono Amine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOI): Tranylcypromine, Pargyline
D:Drugs Preventing Serotonin Storage: Reserpine, Tetrabenazine
E:Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors: we all know the examples.
F:Drugs responsible for Releasing Serotonin: p-Chlorophenylalanine, Fenfluramine
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