Selegiline (brand names include: Eldepryl) belongs to a group of medicines known as selective MAO inhibitors.
Selegiline is used treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease. It may improve shakiness (tremor), muscle stiffness, loss of normal movement, and sudden switching between normal movement and stiffness. It may improve your range of motion and ability to walk, dress, and exercise.
Selegiline is usually used in combination with other medicines (e.g., levodopa, carbidopa).
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take your medicine exactly as directed.
The usual recommended dose is 10 mg per day given as divided doses of 5 mg each taken at breakfast and lunch.
Tell your doctor before taking Selegiline, if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have any serious medical conditions.
Active ingredient: selegiline hydrochloride.