Selegiline Disintegrating Oral Tablet 1.25 mg
For Parkinson's disease.
Let the medicine dissolve on your tongue and then swallow.
Do not take the medicine with water.
Avoid eating or drinking for 5 minutes before and after the medicine has completely dissolved.
Do not chew or swallow it whole.
Keep the medicine in its original container.
Do not drink any liquids as you take this medicine.
It is very important that you take the medicine at about the same time every day. It will work best if you do this.
Try to avoid taking the medicine at bedtime.
Store at room temperature in a dry place. Do not keep in the bathroom.
Keep the medicine away from heat and light.
Discard any unused medicine 3 months after opening.
It may take several weeks for this medicine to fully work.
It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.
If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses of this medicine at one time.
Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.
If your symptoms do not improve or they worsen while on this medicine, contact your doctor.
Foods containing tyramine can interact with this medicine to cause serious side effects, including a dangerous rise in blood pressure. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or dietitian about foods to avoid.
Do not suddenly stop taking this medicine. Check with your doctor before stopping.
This medicine may interfere with some lab test results. Be sure to tell all your healthcare providers that you are taking this medicine.
It is very important that you keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.
Do not take the medicine more than once during 24 hours.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.
This medicine is associated with a rare but very serious medical condition. Please speak with your doctor about symptoms you should look out for while on this medicine. Notify your doctor immediately if you develop those symptoms.
Some patients taking this medicine have experienced serious side effects. Please speak with your doctor to understand the risks and benefits associated with this medicine.
This medicine is associated with an increased risk of serious heart problems, heart attack, and stroke. Please speak with your doctor about the risks and benefits of using this medicine. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience chest pain or difficulty breathing.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
This medicine may cause dizziness or fainting, especially after exercising or in hot weather. Be very careful when standing or sitting up quickly.
If possible, avoid using with marijuana or other medicines that can cause dizziness or drowsiness. These include allergy/cold products, muscle relaxers, sleep aids, and pain relievers.
Your ability to stay alert or to react quickly may be impaired by this medicine. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this medicine will affect you.
Please check with your doctor before drinking alcohol while on this medicine.
If you drink more than a few alcoholic beverages each day, ask your doctor whether you should be on this medicine.
Call the doctor if there are any signs of confusion or unusual changes in behavior.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
This medicine may contain aspartame (phenylalanine). Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you have a medical condition that requires you to limit or avoid this ingredient.
Do not take St. John's wort while on this medicine.
Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.
Always carry an ID card or wear a medical alert bracelet indicating your medical condition.
Please tell all your doctors and dentists that you are on this medicine before they provide care.
Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.
Call your doctor right away if you notice any unusual bleeding or bruising.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- agitated feeling or trouble sleeping
- dry mouth
- mouth sores or irritation
- stomach upset or abdominal pain
If you have any of the following side effects, you may be getting too much medicine. Please contact your doctor to let them know about these side effects.
- drowsiness or sedation
- feeling of heat or flushing
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- loss of balance
- bleeding that is severe or takes longer to stop
- unusual bruising or discoloration on skin
- chest pain
- changes in memory, mood, or thinking
- coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
- bad dreams
- swelling of the legs, feet, and hands
- high fever
- hallucinations (unusual thoughts, seeing or hearing things that are not real)
- severe or persistent headache
- fast or irregular heart beats
- unusual strong urges - such as increased need to shop, gamble, or have sex
- sensitivity to light
- mood changes
- muscle aches, spasms or abnormal movements
- tight or rigid muscles
- sore or stiff neck
- dark, tarry stool
- difficulty or discomfort urinating
- blurring or changes of vision
- severe or persistent vomiting
- sudden or unexplained weight gain
A few people may have an allergic reactions to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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