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Selegiline Information

Selegiline Benefits & Uses

Selegiline is used to treat the following -

Selegiline Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Selegiline


Selegiline Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Selegiline is used -

  1. Insomnia Mild
  2. Peripheral Edema
  3. Depression Moderate
  4. Dyspepsia
  5. Cough
  6. Tremor
  7. Nausea or vomiting
  8. Dry Mouth Moderate
  9. Rhinitis
  10. Blurred vision
  11. Dizziness Mild
  12. Headache Mild

Selegiline Related Warnings

Is the use of Selegiline safe for pregnant women?

Selegiline can have harmful effects for pregnant women. If you experience anything like this, then discontinue Selegiline and take your doctor's advice.


Is the use of Selegiline safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Selegiline. It should not be taken only under medical supervision.


What is the effect of Selegiline on the Kidneys?

Selegiline is not harmful for kidney.


What is the effect of Selegiline on the Liver?

Side effects of Selegiline rarely affect the liver.


What is the effect of Selegiline on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Selegiline for heart.


Severe Interaction of Selegiline with Other Drugs

Selegiline should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -


Selegiline Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Selegiline unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
  4. Schizophrenia
  5. Bipolar Disorder

Frequently asked Questions about Selegiline

Is this Selegiline habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Selegiline.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, after taking Selegiline, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.


Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Selegiline only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, taking Selegiline can treat mental disorders.


Selegiline Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Selegiline

When consumed with certain foods, Selegiline may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Selegiline

Taking alcohol with Selegiline can be dangerous.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Other
0 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Other
1 Years of Experience
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