Social phobia

Active Ingredient: Moclobemide

Indication for Moclobemide

Population group: only adults (18 years old or older)
Therapeutic intent: Curative procedure

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

300 mg daily for 3 days and 600 mg daily given in 2 divided doses thereafter


Dosage regimens

Oral, 300 milligrams moclobemide, divided 2 times daily, over the duration of 3 days. Afterwards, oral, 600 milligrams moclobemide, divided 2 times daily.

Detailed description

The recommended dose of moclobemide is 600mg/day, given in 2 divided doses. The moclobemide dose should be started at 300mg/day and should be increased to 600mg/day on day 4. Continuing the 300mg/day dose for longer than 3 days is not recommended, as the efficacious dose is 600mg/day. Treatment with 600mg/day should continue for 8-12 weeks in order to assess the efficacy of the drug. Social phobia may be a chronic condition and it is reasonable to consider continuation of treatment for a responding patient. Patients should be periodically re-evaluated to determine need for further treatment.

Elderly patients do not require a special dose adjustment.

Dosage considerations

It should be taken at the end of a meal.

Active ingredient


Moclobemide is an antidepressant which affects the monoaminergic cerebral neurotransmitter system by means of a reversible inhibition of monoamine oxidase preferentially of type A (RIMA).

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