Emsam Selegeline and/or alternatives

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Emsam 6mg/24Hr

Manufacturer: DEY L.P. Source Country : United States

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Emsam 9mg/24Hr

Manufacturer: DEY L.P. Source Country : United States

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Description of Emsam

Emsam falls under a category of drugs known as monoamine oxidase inhibitors or MAOIs. The generic name of this drug is Selegiline. It is administered transdermally and is available in form of a skin patch that delivers Selegiline over a period of 24 hours. You need a doctor’s prescription to buy Emsam as it is a prescription drug.

Indications & Dosage of Emsam

Emsam is indicated for the treatment of clinical depression, also referred to as major depression.

The recommended starting dosage is Emsam 6 mg per day. Some patients may be asked to take a higher dosage of Emsam 9 mg or 12 mg per day.

Patients who are taking 6 mg per day do not need to alter their diet. However, patients who have been prescribed Emsam 9 mg or 12 mg per day need to avoid certain foods. If you are using 9 mg or 12 mg per day, do not eat tyramine-rich foods during and for 2 weeks after treatment. Examples of foods rich in tyramine are: processed cheese, soy milk, fresh meat, baker’s yeast, yogurt, and cottage cheese.

Side Effects & Interactions of Emsam

You should stop taking Emsam and should consult your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following serious side effects:

  • Blurred vision, confusion, weakness or sudden numbness, severe and sudden headache, balance or speech problems, seizure, chest pain, vomiting, and nausea
  • Lightheadedness, fainting
  • Painful urination, or difficulty passing urine
  • Jerky muscle movements

Consult your doctor if you experience any worsening or new symptoms like panic attacks, behavioural or mood changes, restlessness, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, trouble sleeping, or irritability.

Other side effects of Emsam may include:

  • Sore throat, dry mouth, cough
  • Impotence, decreased sex drive
  • Loss of appetite, gas, constipation
  • Muscle pain, easy bruising, swelling

The possibility of other side effects occurring due to Emsam cannot be ruled out. To know all the risks associated with this drug, read the patient information leaflet that you receive when you buy Emsam.

Many drugs are known to interact with Emsam. Here’s a partial list of such drugs:

  • Allergy, cough, or cold medicines
  • Certain antidepressants like Vilazodone, Nefazodone, or Mirtazapine
  • Other MAOIs like Phenelzine, Isocarboxazid, or Tranylcypromine
  • Narcotics
  • SSRI medications like Citalopram, Sertraline, or Fluvoxamine
  • Stimulants like Phentermine, Methamphetamine, or Benzphetamine
  • Tramadol
  • St. John’s wort

Before you buy Emsam, let your doctor know which drugs you are currently using, including non-prescription and herbal medicines. Also, while you are taking this drug, consult your doctor before starting any new medication.

Warnings & Precautions of Emsam

Emsam may cause suicidal thinking and behavior in young adults, adolescents, or children. Such patients should be closely monitored by their doctor and family members, especially during the first few weeks of treatment.

Patients who are allergic to any ingredients present in Emsam should not use it. Patients with adrenal gland tumors should not use this drug.

Emsam is a pregnancy category C drug and may not be safe for an unborn child. Women who are planning a pregnancy or are pregnant should speak to their doctor before using this drug.

The effect of Emsam on nursing babies has not been studied. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding during treatment.

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