Zelapar Dosage

Generic name: selegiline (oral)
Brand names: Eldepryl, Zelapar
Drug classes: Dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents, Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  ODT: 1.25 mg

Parkinson dz, adjunct tx

[1.25-2.5 mg PO qam]
Start: 1.25 mg PO qam x6wk; Max: 2.5 mg/day; Info: give before breakfast and w/o liquid; taper dose gradually to D/C

Renal dosing

CrCl <30: avoid use
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

Child-Pugh Class A or B: consider decr. maint. dose to 1.25 mg qd; Child-Pugh Class C: avoid use