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Brand name: Eldepryl TM

Active ingredients: selegiline

What it is used for

As an adjunct in the management of late stage Parkinson's disease in patients being treated with levodopa and/or a peripheral decarboxylase inhibitor, who exhibit deterioration in the quality of their response to the therapy. Indications as approved 22 January 1999 - ELDEPRYL is indicated for the 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),As an adjunct in the management of late stage Parkinson's disease in patients being treated with levodopa and/or a peripheral decarboxylase inhibitor, who exhibit deterioration in the quality of their response to the therapy. Indications as approved 22 January 1999 - ELDEPRYL is indicated for the 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
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

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

Visual appearance

White, round, convex, scored, uncoated tablet 6mm diameter.

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on December 1, 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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.

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Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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