Brand name: Selgene TM
Active ingredients: selegiline
What it is used for
May be of benefit as an adjunct in the management of late stage Parkinson's disease in patients being treated with levodopa with/without a peripheral decarboxylase inhibitor, who exhibit deterioration in the quality of their response of therapy. INDICATIONS AS AT 1 DECEMBER 1999: Treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease. It can be used as monotherapy in the early phases of the disease and as adjunctive therapy with levodopa (with/without a peripheral decarboxylase inhibitor).
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
6mm white normal convex tablet, debossed SN/5 on one side, G on the reverse.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient selegiline
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems