Selgin 5 mg
|Generic For||Can Deprenyl|
|Generic Name||Selegiline Hcl|
Selgin 5 mg
Selgin 5 mg is a prescription anti-depressant and anti- Parkinson’s drug. It is used in combination with levodopa/Carbidopa therapy for patients with Parkinson’s disease. The medicine has the active ingredient Selegiline HCL works by preventing the breakdown of dopamine, a chemical in your brain. The low levels of dopamine are linked with the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Selgin tablet controls Parkinson's symptoms such as difficulties with muscle control, movement, and balance problems. The medicine is not able to cure the condition but may improve muscle stiffness, shakiness, a and loss of movement that occurs in patients with Parkinson's disease when the effects of another medicine decrease with time.
Common Uses of Selgin 5 mg
Selgin is prescribed with other drugs like levodopa to improve the ability to perform daily activities including walking, dressing, and exercising. It helps in nervous system disorder, movement difficulties depression, and muscle control. Selegiline is the active ingredient of the medication which is used to increase the amount of dopamine which is essential for controlling movement in the brain. Beneficial effects will have appeared as decreased tremor, improved speech, and overall disability including dressing and walking disability.
Selgin tablet should be used as directed by your health care provider. Check the prescription for exact dosing instructions. Your health care specialist will decide the dose and duration of the medicine.
The most commonly reported major and minor side effects with the use of Selgin tablets are
- sore throat
- Joint pain
- Sleep disorders
- Back pain
- Ear disorders
- Muscle cramps
- Excessive sweating
- Slowing of movements
Other side effects include dizziness, constipation, skin disorders, dyspnea, insomnia, vomiting, myalgia, rash, and dyskinesia.
Let your health care specialist know about all the medications that you have been using so that he will be able to manage and prevent drug interactions. Selgin may interact with any of these following medications:
Warnings and Precautions
- The medicine should not be used in children, lactating mothers, pregnant ladies, and patients with the convulsive disorder.
- Before taking Selgin, consult your health care specialist if you are being treated for any mental illness.
- Avoid consuming alcohol during the treatment
- Let your health care specialist know if you have uncontrolled hypertension, angina, psychosis, and arrhythmias, severe liver or kidney function.
- Tell your health care provider if your symptoms do not improve even after completing the course.