Emsam

Active Ingredient(s): Selegiline
FDA Approved: * February 27, 2006
Pharm Company: * SOMERSET
Category: Parkinsons

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Emsam Overview

Selegiline, also known as L-deprenyl, is a substituted phenethylamine. At normal clinical doses, it is a selective irreversible MAO-B inhibitor. In larger doses it loses its specificity and also inhibits MAO-A. It is available in pill form under many brand names[1] and is used to reduce symptoms in early-stage Parkinson's disease. A transdermal patch (brand name, Emsam) is used to treat depression. .mw-parser-output .toclimit-2 .toclevel-1 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-3 .to...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emsam

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On Emsam patch(also metformin,lyrica )and absolutely beat whenever I move around feel good when resting? ## Hi Carr, It sounds like what your experiencing is probably just a side effect from one or more of your medications. Based on my research, The US National Library of Medicine shows that Metformin can cause "unusual tiredness or weakness" as a possible side effect. Ref: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0011121/?report=details#side_effects And although it's considered to be rare, Lyrica actually lists the same thing under the following page: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0046069/#DDIC601627.side_effects_section I wonder if that has anything to do with how you're feeling when you are active vs stationary. However, it may also be a good idea to discuss this with you...

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Looking for a doctor in Orlando, Fl who understands and prescribes EMSAM

My husband was on early trials of EMSAM (Selegiline transdermal patch) in around 2008. It was very successful in relieving his depression. After the trials, he was offered free medication as long as he found a doctor to monitor him. With EMSAM being new at that time, we couldn't find anyone one prepared to help. For years he's battled along on other less effective medication, but now that he's 65 and on MedicAid we are starting the search again, trusting that doctors will be more educated on the benefits of EMSAM

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emasm price

Emsam has been a miracle drug for me. I respond very well to mao inhibitors and they served me well for many years but after 7 years a developed a type of rheumatoid arthritis so I had to stop taking them.. Emsam is working very well for me but the cost is prohibitive. Just this past month they increased the price by $300.00. If you have health insurance you are not eligible for any assistance. I pay $425.00 per month for my drub plan and health insurance. My cost is $500.00 per month and I simply can not afford it much longer.I can understand drug companies needing to charge a love of money to cover their research but I would like to see this company investigated for raising the cost by $300.00 per month ## Hello, Carla! Sorry that the cost of this medication is so prohibitive. However...

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Emsam & Contact Dermatitis

As a victim of refractory depression I have only found one medication that worked, EMSAM, unfortunately I am allergic to acrylic adhesives. Has anyone found a way to get around the contact dermatitis the EMSAM acrylic matrix can cause? ## Hi Keller, While I may not have personal experience with EMSAM, I did want to suggest trying some sort of topical anti-inflammatory compound to help combat any dermatitis that might occur after applying the adhesive. A couple alternative remedies that you might want to look into are: lavender essential oil (can help reduce redness, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and more) topical ointments that contain cayenne pepper (for its great anti-inflammatory benefits) There are a plethora of other essential oils that offer similar benefits as well. I hope t...

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emsam

I need to see the drug interaction actual outcome of suboxone/emsam combination ## I haven't found any interactions or problems listed between Suboxone and Emsam. Learn more Suboxone details here. Learn more Emsam details here. But you may want to check with a pharmacist/chemist to be certain. Have they both been prescribed for you?

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Emsam shaking muscles

I have been taking emsam for 4 years. I guess one of the first patients. I have shaking in my muscles. I also take Ativan 1 mg a day. Don't understand why my head shakes also the muscles around my eyes. Very uncomfortable but won't make me give up Emsam. ## The twitching is listed as being a possible serious side effect of the Emsam that could signify health problems. You really should contact your doctor, so they can look into the matter, otherwise you may be putting your life in danger. Are there any other questions or comments?

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long term side effects

how long do the initial side effects of the Emsam patch last? (numbness in the hands, irritability, brain fog) ## What are the long term side effects of ststin drugs on leg musculs. ## Fran, those are really not common side effects, though a few people have reported them, when using the Emsam patch. Have you talked to your doctor? If they are really troublesome, you may need to switch to a different medication. Most side effects do wear off, as your body adjusts to a medication, but it can take about 4 to 6 weeks. Emsam contains the active ingredient Selegiline and is a transdermal patch, most commonly used to treat depression. Learn more: southsidemike, I am assuming you meant statin drugs. They are known to cause some muscle cramping and joint aches as side effects, however, these u...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Selegiline
  • Capsule: 5mg
  • Film, Extended Release: 12mg/24hr, 6mg/24hr, 9mg/24hr
  • System: 12mg, 6mg, 9mg
  • Tablet: 1.25mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating: 1.25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Emsam: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 49502-900 Emsam 6 mg/24h Transdermal Patch by Mylan Specialty
  • 49502-901 Emsam 9 mg/24h Transdermal Patch by Mylan Specialty
  • 49502-902 Emsam 12 mg/24h Transdermal Patch by Mylan Specialty

Other drugs which contain Selegiline or a similar ingredient: (4 results)

Related Emsam Topics:

Emsam & Contact Dermatitis
As a victim of refractory depression I have only found one medication that worked, EMSAM, unfortunately I am allergic to... 2 replies
emsam
I need to see the drug interaction actual outcome of suboxone/emsam combination ## I haven't found any interactions ... 1 reply
Emsam shaking muscles
I have been taking emsam for 4 years. I guess one of the first patients. I have shaking in my muscles. I also take Ativa... 1 reply
Looking for a doctor in Orlando, Fl who understands and prescribes EMSAM
My husband was on early trials of EMSAM (Selegiline transdermal patch) in around 2008. It was very successful in relievi...






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