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Elegelin 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Elegelin 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Elegelin 5mg Tablet

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37.32
₹3.73/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Elegelin Tablet

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Uses of Elegelin Tablet

Elegelin 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
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Elegelin Tablet side effects

Common

Joint pain, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Peripheral edema, Influenza like symptoms, Depression, Dyspepsia, Cough.

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How to use Elegelin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Elegelin 5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Elegelin Tablet works

Elegelin 5mg Tablet works by increasing the amount of dopamine, a chemical messenger that is needed to control movement in the brain.

In Depth Information on Elegelin Tablet

Expert advice for Elegelin Tablet

  • Inform the doctor if you are suffering from hypertension, chest pain, palpitation (thumping, pounding or fluttering sensation in the chest), irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia), liver or kidney problems, stomach ulcers, sleep problems, glucose intolerance, and phenylketonuria (an inherited condition in which a special diet must be followed to prevent mental retardation).
  • Inform the doctor if you are being treated for any mental illness or have history of any unusual urges and/or behaviors (such as excessive gambling or excessive sexual behavior).
  • Seek advice if you are planning to undergo any surgery as selegiline may interfere with general anaesthetics.
  • Do not drink alcohol as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Do not drive or operate any machinery if selegiline affects your alertness.
  • At least 14 days should lapse between the discontinuation of selegiline and initiation of treatment with any drug known to interact with selegiline such as moclobemide, rasagiline, antidepressants, etc.
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Elegelin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Elegelin Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Elegelin 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Elegelin 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Elegelin 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or slow your reactions and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Elegelin 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Elegelin 5mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
Elegelin 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Elegelin 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Elegelin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Selegiline

Elegelin is safe if used at doses and for duration advised by your doctor
Elegelin can stimulate the brain to cause mood changes, anxiety, agitation, hallucinations, confusion, sleep disturbances etc
Elegelin is not addictive
Q. Is selegiline a dopamine agonist?
Selegiline is not a dopamine agonist. It enhances the action of dopamine (either natural dopamine or dopamine obtained from conversion of levodopa) in brain by preventing its breakdown
Elegelin needs to be tapered and should not be suddenly stopped as it may cause fever, sweating, stiff muscles, and loss of consciousness if abruptly discontinued
Elegelin is neuroprotective as it slows the progression of Parkinson's disease

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Elegelin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Elegelin with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Elegelin with Trazodone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trazodone: Traze, Trazaril, Trazalon, Trazonil, Trazomet
Elegelin with Oxymetazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Xynolube
Elegelin with Phenylephrine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Phenylephrine: Phenpres, Synep
Elegelin with Gemifloxacin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Gemifloxacin: Geminex, Gemexin, Gemif, Gemsharp, Gemibid, G Cin A, G Floren, Quinhext, Graptor, Floxigem
Elegelin with Paroxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep, Pxn, Emoxet, Paxiford, XL Paro, Paradise, Pexep
Elegelin with Norfloxacin
LIFE-THREATENING
Elegelin with Prulifloxacin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Prulifloxacin: Percin, Prulif, Superquin, Puribact, Zeflox, Prulibact, Prutis, Pruflox
Elegelin with Bupropion
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban
Elegelin with Butorphanol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Elegelin with Terizidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terizidone: Tericox
Elegelin with Nalidixic Acid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nalidixic Acid: Gramoneg
Elegelin with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Elegelin with Ethinyl Estradiol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ethinyl Estradiol: Estogen, Choice, Lynoral, Veronica, Cyclenorm E, Secam E, Ethinorm E
Elegelin with Lomefloxacin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Lomefloxacin: Lomitas, Okacin, Floxaday, Lomaday
Elegelin with Nalbuphine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Elegelin with Tibolone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tibolone: Tibomax, Sibolone, Maxtib, Livial
Elegelin with Estrogen
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Estrogen: Conjugase
Elegelin with Dapoxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor, Dejac, Xydap, Dapox, Ejalong, Prilyxet
Elegelin with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Elegelin with Moxifloxacin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moxifloxacin: Floxsafe, Unomox, Mofloren Unims, Staxom, Intramox, Moxigood, Rotomox, Moxif, Moxam
Elegelin with Pefloxacin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pefloxacin: Pelox, Perti, Plx
Elegelin with Fosfestrol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosfestrol: Honvan
Elegelin with Estradiol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Estradiol: Lanadiol, Carried, Estova, MyEstra, Evadiol, Estrobuild, Progynon, Endothik, Emgra, Esurance, Evya, Progynova, EV
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline (topical): Zoamet
Elegelin with Balofloxacin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Balofloxacin: B Cin, Bazostar, Balotero, Balo X, Balokem, Baloflox, Baloforce
Elegelin with Garenoxacin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Garenoxacin: Zinox
Elegelin with Dextromethorphan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Dextromethorphan: Lastuss LA, Dmr
Elegelin with Pazufloxazin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pazufloxazin: Pazubid
Elegelin with Pentazocine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin
Elegelin with Promethazine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Promethazine: Phenergan, Emin, Emigan, Phena, Phenzee, Promeron, Avomine, Diocalm
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