Emsam is indicated for your treatment of major depressive disorder.
Use Emsam the same manner directed around the label, or as it has been prescribed because of your doctor. Do not use over recommended. Follow the directions in your prescription label.
For patients using Emsam: While you are using Emsam and for 2 weeks as soon as you stop, you should not eat foods an excellent source of tyramine (listed in the "What should I avoid?" portion of this leaflet. Eating due to the fact while you're taking Emsam can raise your blood pressure levels to dangerous levels.
Foods that you MAY eat include:
This medication includes patient instructions for safe and effective use. Follow these directions carefully. Ask your physician or pharmacist for those who have questions.
Do not stop using Emsam suddenly or you could possibly have harmful unwanted effects. It may take a few months of utilizing Emsam before your symptoms improve. For best results, keep with all the medication as directed. Store Emsam at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
If you missed a dose - go when you remember. If it is almost time for it to take the next pill, skip the missed dose and consider the medication your next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra pills to generate in the missed dose.
The recommended starting dose and target dose for Emsam (selegiline transdermal system) is 6 mg/24 hours.
Store Emsam at 20º to 25º C (68º to 77º F).[See USP Controlled Room Temperature.] Keep far from children, pets kinds.
Get emergency medical help when you have these signs and symptoms of a hypersensitive reaction: hives; lack of breath; swelling of one's face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your physician at the same time in case you have any new or worsening symptoms like: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, anxiety attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you really feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), more depressed, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Stop using Emsam and call a medical expert immediately if you have these serious negative effects:
Less serious side effects can sometimes include:
This is not a complete listing of unwanted side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome unwanted effect.
Do not use Emsam if you're allergic to selegiline, when you have an adrenal gland tumor (also called pheochromocytoma), or if you intend to possess any type of surgery. Do not use Emsam if you have taken any with the following drugs within the past 14 days:
After you stop using Emsam, you have to wait at the very least two weeks when considering with the medications in the above list.You must wait no less than 5 weeks after stopping fluoxetine (Prozac) before you begin to use Emsam.
Tell your physician if you're allergic to the drugs, or for those who have:
You could have thoughts about suicide when you start employing an antidepressant, especially if you are younger than 24 yrs . old. Tell your physician if you have worsening signs of depression or suicidal thoughts throughout the first a few months of treatment, or as soon as your dose is changed.
Your family and other caregivers should also be aware of adjustments to your mood or symptoms. Your doctor will have to check you at regular visits for at least the very first 12 weeks of treatment.
FDA pregnancy category C. Emsam could be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your physician if you are pregnant or plan to conceive during treatment. It is not known whether Emsam passes into breast milk or if it may harm a nursing baby. Do not use medicines without telling a medical expert if you are breast-feeding your baby.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.