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Selgin 5mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Selegiline

Manufacturer : INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 78
Price :65
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Introduction to Selgin 5mg Tablet

Selgin 5mg tablet contains an active ingredient called Selegiline, which belongs to the group of medicines called monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. This medicine can be used by itself initially to manage your condition. Later on, it can also be used with other medications, like Levodopa, to help with specific symptoms that might come and go as your condition changes. 

Do not use Selgin 5mg tablet if you are allergic to Selegiline or any of its ingredients. Do not take antidepressants, opioid painkillers, MAO inhibitors, migraine medications, or sympathomimetic drugs. Avoid taking this medicine if you have stomach ulcers or a non-Parkinson's related movement disorder. Stop antidepressants weeks before starting this medicine, and consult your doctor for guidance. Avoid taking this medicine with Levodopa if you have any of the following conditions: significant heart or blood vessel problems, chest pain, high blood pressure, irregular or fast heartbeat, overactive thyroid gland, narrow-angle glaucoma, adrenal gland tumor, prostate tumor, or severe mental health issues like schizophrenia or advanced dementia. 

Before taking Selgin 5mg tablet, consult your doctor or pharmacist if any have uncontrolled high blood pressure, chest pain, palpitations, or abnormal heartbeat, kidney or liver issues, treatment for mental illness, anxiety, or sleep problems, a history of stomach ulcers, concurrent use of Levodopa (which may require dose adjustments and close monitoring), upcoming surgery (Eldepryl may interact with anesthesia medications), or a history of unusual urges or behaviors like excessive gambling or sexual behavior.  Before taking the medicine, notify your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or are breastfeeding. 


Uses of Selgin 5mg Tablet

  • Treatment of Parkinson’s disease

Therapeutic Effects of Selgin 5mg Tablet

Selgin 5mg tablet works by inhibiting the enzyme MAO-B, which helps increase dopamine levels in the brain. This elevation in dopamine is crucial for managing conditions like Parkinson's disease.


Interaction of Selgin 5mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Selgin 5mg tablet and can cause undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Selgin 5mg Tablet

  • Keep out of sight and reach of pets and children.
  • Store at 25°C.
  • Do not freeze the medicine.
  • Always check the expiry date before using it.

How to consume Selgin 5mg Tablet

Take the Selgin 5mg tablet as your physician advises. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the tablet if your doctor advises you to stop.


Safety Advices for Selgin 5mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Do not take Selgin 5mg tablet if you are pregnant, as it may harm the unborn baby. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or think you may be pregnant. 

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Breast Feeding

  

Do not take Selgin 5mg tablet if you are breastfeeding. So, before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Contact your doctor for more information. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Selgin 5mg tablet is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.

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Liver

  

Selgin 5mg tablet should be consumed cautiously in patients with liver disease. Therefore, it is crucial to consult your doctor before considering its usage to ensure it is safe and appropriate for your condition.

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Alcohol

  

Do not consume alcohol while taking Selgin 5mg tablet is safe. Please speak with your physician.

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Driving

  

Do not drive or operate a machine if you are taking Selgin 5mg tablet. 


Side Effects of Selgin 5mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Abnormal liver functions
  • Confusion
  • Experiencing situations that are not real
  • Depression

Common

  • Sore mouth, mouth ulcers
  • Swollen gums
  • Loss of balance
  • Slow heartbeat
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Shaking
  • Sleep disorders
  • High or low BP
  • Blocked nose, sore throat
  • Back pain, joint pain, muscle cramps
  • Tiredness
  • Ear disorders
  • Excessive sweating
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea

Word of Advice

Follow your doctor's recommendations closely throughout the process. If you experience any concerning symptoms or side effects, be sure to inform your healthcare provider immediately. Do not stop the medicine until your doctor advises. Do not breastfeed while taking the Selgin 5mg tablet tablet. Your medical professional will inform you if you need any dose adjustments. Contact your doctor for more information. 


FAQs

Q 1. Can I use Selgin 5mg tablet if I’m pregnant?

Do not take Selgin 5mg tablet if you are pregnant it will harm the unborn baby. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or think you may be pregnant.

Q 2. Can I use Selgin 5mg tablet with other medications?

Before using this medicine, it is essential to consult your doctor, as they can interact with various other medications. Getting suggestions from your doctor will help ensure the safe and appropriate use of Selgin 5mg tablet with your current medication regimen.

Q 3. What are the side effects of Selgin 5mg tablet?

The most common side effects of Selgin 5mg tablet are sore mouth or mouth ulcers, swollen gums, loss of balance, slow heartbeat, dizziness, headache, shaking, sleep disturbances, fluctuations in blood pressure, nasal congestion, sore throat, back pain, joint pain, muscle cramps, fatigue, ear issues, excessive sweating. If you experience any side effects, talk to your doctor.

Q 4. Is it okay to consume alcohol while taking Selgin 5mg tablet?

Do not consume alcohol while taking Selgin 5mg tablet. Please speak with your physician.

Q 5. How do you manage the side effects of Selgin 5mg tablet?

To manage the side effects of Selgin 5mg tablet, follow the prescribed dosage and report side effects promptly. Stay hydrated, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and attend follow-up appointments.


Fact Box of Selgin 5mg Tablet

Molecule Name: Selegiline Therapeutic class: Antiparkinson agents 
Pharmacological class: MAO Type B InhibitorsIndications: Treatment of Parkinson’s disease

References

  1. Orion Pharma (UK) Limited, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on Mar 2021] [Accessed on 21st Aug 2021], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.2251.pdf
  2. AA Pharma Inc., [Revised on 19th Mar 2021] [Accessed on 21st Aug 2021], https://www.aapharma.ca/downloads/en//PIL/2021/SelegilinePM_ENG.pdf
  3. KD Tripathi, Antiparkinsonian Drugs, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, 8th Edition, 2019, 452-461.
  4. Michael J. Aminoff, Pharmacologic Management of Parkinsonism & Other Movement Disorders, Lange’s Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, 14th Edition, 2018, 492-510.

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