Emsam Dosage

Generic name: selegiline (transdermal)
Drug classes: Dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents, Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  PATCH: 6 mg per 24h, 9 mg per 24h, 12 mg per 24h

Major depressive disorder

[apply 1 patch qd]
Start: apply 6 mg patch qd, may incr. by 3 mg/24h q2wk; Max: 12 mg/24h; Info: do not cut patch; taper dose gradually to D/C

Renal dosing

eGFR 15-89: no adjustment; eGFR <15: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

mild-mod impairment: no adjustment; severe impairment: not defined

 

SRC: NLM .