MAOIs are used to treat depression and Parkinson's disease by inhibiting the chemical monoamine oxidase (MAO) to help elevate mood and by increasing levels of of a certain chemical that slows down the progression of Parkinson's disease.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular MAOIs

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Azilect
644
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RASAGILINE is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used to treat Parkinson's disease.
Eldepryl
(selegiline)
80
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SELEGILINE is an monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used with levodopa-carbidopa in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. It is usually added to therapy when there is a decrease in response to levodopa.
Nardil
(phenelzine)
58
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PHENELZINE is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used to treat depression in patients who may also have anxiety. This medicine is usually only used when other medicines have not helped.
Emsam
1,524
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SELEGILINE is an monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used to treat major depression.
Parnate
(tranylcypromine)
362
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TRANYLCYPROMINE is an monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used to treat depression.
Zelapar
2,047
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SELEGILINE is an monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used with levodopa-carbidopa in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. It is usually added to therapy when there is a decrease in response to levodopa.
Marplan
128
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ISOCARBOXAZID is an monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used to treat depression.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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