Drug Database - Nialamide
Niaquitil®, Nialamid®, Niamidal®, Niamide®,
Novazid®, Nuredal®, Niamid®, Psicodisten®
MAOI (monoamine oxidase inhibitor) Antidepressant
Nialamide was one of the first MAOI (monoamine oxidase inhibitor) antidepressants.
It is chemically related to iproniazide, another MAOI derived from isonicotinic acid.
Nialamide is effective for depression characterized by anergic symptoms,
endogenous depression, and reactive depression.