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Monoaminergic means "working on monoamine neurotransmitters", which include serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine, and histamine.

A monoaminergic, or monoaminergic drug, is a chemical which functions to directly modulate the serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine, and/or histamine neurotransmitter systems in the brain. Monoaminergics include catecholaminergics (which can be further divided into adrenergics and dopaminergics), serotonergics, and histaminergics. An example of a class of monoaminergic drugs is monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).[citation needed]

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