Isocarboxazid - Article Marplan
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Isocarboxazid is a nonselective hydrazine-derived monoamine oxidase inhibitor used in treatment resistant depression.
In the United States, isocarboxazid is approved for the treatment of depression.
A randomized controlled trial published in December of 1988 found that isocarboxazid significantly reduced bingeing and purging in bulimia nervosa, regardless of the presence or absence of depression or personality disorder.
MARPLANÂ® by Hoffmann-La Roche, starting in 1959 and discontinuing in 1994. After much patient and physician outcry, they resumed manufacturing just enough MarplanÂ® to distribute on an as-needed basis. In October of 1998, Hoffmann-La Roche and Oxford Pharmaceutical Services Inc. announced that Oxford, "is acquiring ownership of the NDA for the antidepressant product MarplanÂ® (isocarboxazid) from Roche."