SELEGOS 5 mg. 30 tablets
Selegos contain selegilinov hydrochloride, which belongs to the group of medicines called monoamine oxidase-B inhibitors (MAOIs).
It is used to treat Parkinson's disease. It works by affecting the brain by preventing the inhibition of nerve transmissions.
Selegos tablets used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Your doctor will give interpretations and tell you more about Parkinson's disease.
Selegos can be taken alone in the early stages of the disease in order to delay the need for additional drugs. The medicinal product may be used at a later stage, among other drugs, in order to improve control of the disease.
When used in a later stage of the disease, it may allow a reduction of the dosage of the other drugs.
Selegos is also indicated for use in Alzheimer's disease and mild to moderate stages of dementia of the Alzheimer type in elderly patients.
If you have any questions about why you appointed Selegos, ask your doctor.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE SELEGOS
Do not take SELEGOS:
if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to selegiline or any of the other ingredients of Selegos - you have ever had an allergic reaction manifested by swelling of the hands, feet or ankles, face, lips, tongue and / or throat, difficulty in swallowing or difficulty breathing;
simultaneously with inhibitors of serotonin reuptake inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants, sympathomimetics, pethidine;
for any form of psychosis;
during pregnancy and lactation;
simultaneous with levodopa in patients with hypertension, thyrotoxicosis, pheochromocytoma, prostate adenoma, tachycardia, arrhythmia and acute forms of angina pectoris, psychotic disorders, depression, extrapyramidal conditions not related to dopamine deficiency;
together with the drugs known as MAO inhibitors and serotonin agonists.
Take special care with SELEGOS
if you suffer from high blood pressure;
if you suffer from angina (angina), heart palpitations or irregular heart beat;
if have a gastric or duodenal ulcer or gastrointestinal bleeding;
if you have kidney or liver disease;
if you suffer from a mental illness or depression.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. It is particularly important to tell your doctor if you take:
If you are already taking medication to treat Parkinson's disease called levodopa;
Medicines called monoamine oxidase inhibitors, or MAOIs, such as phenelzine, isocarboxazid, or tranilkpromin;
Any medicinal product for the treatment of depression, especially the tricyclic antidepressants (such as amitriptyline, protriptyline, clomipramine, dothiepin, or lofepramine). Other medications used to treat depression include fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline and moclobemide;
Medicinal products containing amphetamine or related compounds;
Medicines called sympathomimetic;
Medicinal products containing bupropion and buspirone;
Medicinal product for the treatment of epilepsy called carbamazepine;
Medicine called cyproheptadine;
Medicines that control blood sugar levels, called hypoglycemic drugs. Your doctor will need to check your blood glucose level during the treatment;
Very strong painkiller called pethidine or any other painkillers, such as narcotic analgesics, for example;
If you use contraceptives for oral administration may be necessary to reduce the dose of selegiline;
Any medicinal products acting through inhibition of the central nervous system.
If necessary, your doctor can explain to you why it is important whether you are taking these drugs and why they will change your medication. Since a large number of drugs can interact with selegiline, it is best that you and your doctor should discuss all medications taken by you, including any medicines you buy without a prescription.
Taking SELEGOS with food and drink
Some alcoholic beverages contain tyramine and after concomitant use of selegiline and tyramine-containing drinks may lead to high blood pressure.
In the usual dose of selegiline usually do not need to restrict your diet. However, your doctor may advise you to avoid certain foods, such as mature cheese, chicken liver, herring and foods with yeast extracts.
Pregnancy and lactation
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine, including Selegos if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. Selegilinov hydrochloride should not be used during pregnancy and lactation.
Driving and using machines
Selegos should not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery. However, it should not perform activities that require special attention until you become aware of how your medicine affects you. Some rare side effects in the central nervous system can cause problems with driving or operating machinery. If you are unsure whether you should take Selegos, contact your doctor.
Important information about some of the ingredients of SELEGOS
Selegos 5 mg tablet also contains lactose which is a type of sugar. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars before taking this medicine contact him.
3. HOW TO TAKE SELEGOS
Always take Selegos exactly as your doctor has told you. If you're not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Always read, if possible, printed leaflet before starting treatment.
Selegos tablets should be swallowed whole with a glass of water.
Selegos 5 mg tablet intended for adults only. They should not be used by children.
The usual dose Selegos 5 mg tablets 5 mg - 10 mg (one - two tablets) daily, alone or together with levodopa or levodopa / decarboxylase inhibitor. They can be taken as a single dose in the morning. The tablets may be administered as two doses - one dose of 5 mg (per tablet) of the snack and the other well from 5 mg (tablet) - during lunch. It should not take a dose of medication in the evening because it may cause insomnia. It should not take more than the recommended dose within 24 hours. If Selegos used in conjunction with levodopa, it is possible to reduce the dose of levodopa on average by 30%.
Alzheimer's disease and senile dementia of the Alzheimer type:
The recommended starting dose is 5 mg daily in the morning after an assessment of the therapeutic effect, the dose may be increased to 10 mg per day. They may be taken as a single dose in the morning or as two doses - one dose of 5 mg (per tablet) of the snack and the other well from 5 mg (tablet) - during lunch.
No changes in dose for the elderly.
Selegos not be used in children.
When liver function disorders:
If you have liver disease, your doctor may start you on a lower dose.
In renal impairment:
No changes in dose for persons with renal impairment.
If you take more dose SELEGOS
You should immediately contact your doctor or pharmacist. If this is impossible, you should immediately contact the nearest hospital. Always take your medicine container with you to the hospital staff may not know what you take.
If you forget to take SELEGOS
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at the same time. Do not take more than the recommended dose within 24 hours.
If you stop taking SELEGOS
Do not stop taking the tablets before you consult your doctor, even if you feel better.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, SELEGOS can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. These are called. side reactions.
If you complain about any of the following rare reactions, immediately contact your doctor:
Asthma or wheezing;
Blurred vision or other visual disturbances;
Sensitivity to sunlight, skin rash or irritation;
Light-headedness or fainting, especially when getting up, heart rhythm disorders.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any of the following side effects:
anxiety, headache, dizziness, hallucinations, sleep disturbances, confusion, depression, mood / behavior, dreams / nightmares, fatigue, disorientation;
nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, difficulty swallowing, dry mouth, weight loss, loss of appetite;
waking at night to urinate (nocturia), urinary retention or changes in frequency of urination;
hair loss, excessive sweating;
increased tremor, muscle cramps.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
These side effects usually are rare but can be serious and need urgent medical attention. Do not be alarmed by this list of possible side effects. You can not get any of them.
5. HOW TO STORE SELEGOS
Keep out of the reach of children.
Keep at a temperature not higher than 25 ° C and protected from light in a dry place. Tablets should be kept in original packaging.
Do not use after the expiry date. It is stated on the carton. He is also on each blister with tablets.
If your doctor has told you to stop Selegos or have a little rest, return it to your pharmacist for disposal.
Medicines should not be disposed of in wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The active ingredient is selegilinov hydrochloride (selegiline hydrochloride). Each tablet Selegos 5 mg contains 5 mg of selegilinov hydrochloride.
The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, maize starch, povidone K25, magnesium stearate and purified water.
SELEGOS looks like and contents of the pack
Selegos tablet 5 mg round, white, flat, scored and diameter of 7 mm.
Selegos 5 mg tablets are packaged in blister PVC / Aluminium foil of 10 tablets placed in boxes of 30, 50 and 100 tablets. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.