Developed in the 1950s to treat tuberculosis and is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor, it was later found the have therapeutic value in the treatment of mood disorders. Patients that had tuberculosis were found to have their mood elevated through Iproniazid

IPRONIAZID: "Iproniazid elevates the mood of patients with tuberculosis and is an antidepressant"
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