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Emsam® (selegiline transdermal patch) is an antidepressant that is licensed for the treatment of depression. The prescription medication, which is a type of monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), comes in the form of a patch that is applied each day to the upper torso, upper thigh, or outer arm. Emsam may not be suitable for everyone. For example, prior to taking Emsam, you should let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant. You should also let your healthcare provider know if you have bipolar disorder or heart disease, among other medical conditions.
Side effects of Emsam may include headaches, diarrhea, and weight loss. Among the factors that can affect the Emsam dosage your healthcare provider recommends are other medical conditions you may have and other medications you may be currently taking.
(Click Emsam for the full eMedTV article. This article provides detailed information about general dosing tips and guidelines for Emsam, available strengths of the medicine, and how Emsam works to affect certain chemicals in the brain.)
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