Selegiline – What is This Medication Used For?

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What is this medication used for?

buy selegiline is used in combination with levodopa or a carbidopa/levodopa combination to treat Parkinson’s disease (sometimes called shaking palsy). This medicine works by increasing the levels of dopamine in the brain.

This medication also helps to improve mobility and decrease depression in people with Parkinson’s disease. It is not a cure for Parkinson’s disease, but it may help to delay the time when symptoms get worse. This medicine is available only with a doctor’s prescription.

Uses and Benefits of Selegiline

How should I take this medication?

Follow the directions on your prescription label and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take this medicine by mouth with or without food as directed. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor. Talk to your doctor if you have problems with swallowing or pain in the mouth while taking this medication. Selegiline can cause dryness of the mouth. To reduce this side effect, chew sugarless gum or candy, use a saliva substitute, or melt bits of ice in your mouth before swallowing. Let your doctor know if this continues for more than 2 weeks.

Do not take selegiline if you have taken a narcotic pain medicine (including meperidine, methadone, tramadol, Demerol(r), Dolophine(r)) or a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) such as isocarboxazid, linezolid, rasagiline, phenelzine, or tranylcypromine within the past 14 days. Doing so may increase your chance of having a life-threatening reaction.