Emsam is indicated for your treatment of major depressive disorder.
Use Emsam just as directed on the label, or mainly because it has become prescribed through your doctor. Do not use over recommended. Follow the directions on your own prescription label.
For patients using Emsam: While you are using Emsam as well as 2 weeks after you stop, you mustn't eat foods high in tyramine (indexed by the "What should I avoid?" portion of this leaflet. Eating these foods while you're taking Emsam can raise the blood pressure level to dangerous levels.
Foods that you MAY eat include:
This medication comes with patient instructions for effective and safe use. Follow these directions carefully. Ask your medical professional or pharmacist in case you have any queries.
Do not stop using Emsam suddenly or you may have harmful negative effects. It may take weeks of using Emsam before your symptoms improve. For best results, keep while using the medication as directed. Store Emsam at room temperature faraway from heat and moisture.
If you missed a dose - go on it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for it to go ahead and take next pill, skip the missed dose and go ahead and take medication at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra pills to create 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 away from children, pets varieties.
Get emergency medical help for those who have some of these indications of a hypersensitivity: hives; lack of breath; swelling of your respective face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your physician immediately in case you have any new or worsening symptoms for example: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic disorder, sleep disorders, or if you are feeling 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 your doctor at once for those who have some of these serious unwanted effects:
Less serious side effects might include:
This is not a complete report on negative effects among others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.
Do not use Emsam if you're allergic to selegiline, if you have an adrenal gland tumor (also called pheochromocytoma), or if you want to possess any kind of surgery. Do not use Emsam when you have taken any of the following drugs within the past fourteen days:
After you stop using Emsam, you should wait at the very least 2 weeks when considering in the medications in the list above.You must wait no less than 5 weeks after stopping fluoxetine (Prozac) before you can start using Emsam.
Tell a medical expert if you're allergic to any drugs, or when you have:
You may have thoughts about suicide when you initially start employing an antidepressant, especially in case you are younger than 24 years. Tell a medical expert when you have worsening symptoms of depression or suicidal thoughts in the first a few months of treatment, or as soon as your dose is changed.
Your family or any other caregivers should also be aware of modifications in your mood or symptoms. Your doctor will likely need to check you at regular visits for at the very least the very first 12 weeks of treatment.
FDA pregnancy category C. Emsam may be damaging to an baby. Tell your medical professional if you are pregnant or want to get pregnant during treatment. It is not known whether Emsam passes into breast milk or if it may harm a nursing baby. Do not use prescription drugs without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding an infant.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
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