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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

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

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 Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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