Selegiline
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Selegiline?

(se LE ji leen)

• This medicine is used to treat Parkinson's disease.

• This medicine is used to treat depression.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have been taking this medicine for several weeks, talk with healthcare provider before stopping. You may want to gradually withdraw this medicine.

• If you are taking a high dose (more than 10 mg per day of the capsule or tablet, more than 2.5 mg per day of the oral disintegrating tablet, or more than 6 mg per day of the skin patch) of this medicine, avoid aged meats and cheeses, soy sauce, certain beans, sauerkraut, beer, concentrated yeast extracts, and others. Talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have PKU, talk with healthcare provider. Some products do contain phenylalanine.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• If you are taking this medicine and have...

 
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