What is Emsam?
Emsam (selegiline) prevents the breakdown of chemicals in the brain that are often imbalanced in people with depression.
What is Emsam used for?
Emsam transdermal patches are used to treat major depressive disorder in adults and adolescents who are at least 12 years old.
How should Emsam be used?
Use Emsam patches exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Is there any extra care Emsam needs?
Do not wear more than one Emsam patch at a time. Using extra skin patches will not make the medication more effective. Never cut a skin patch. While you are wearing the patch, do not expose it to sunlight or other sources of heat such as a heating pad, electric blanket, hot tub, or sauna.
How to store Emsam?
Store the Emsam skin patches at room temperature away from heat and moisture. Keep each patch in the foil pouch until you are ready to apply one.