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Precautions and Warnings With the Selegiline Transdermal Patch

Who Should Not Take the Selegiline Transdermal Patch?

You should not take the selegiline transdermal patch if you:
  • Are allergic to Emsam, the selegiline transdermal patch, or any of the inactive components used to make the selegiline transdermal patch. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients used to make the selegiline transdermal patch.
  • Have a pheochromocytoma (a certain type of adrenal tumor).
  • Are undergoing elective surgery. You should stop the selegiline transdermal patch for at least 10 days before undergoing any surgery that involves a general or local anesthetic.

A Summary of Precautions and Warnings With the Selegiline Transdermal Patch

There are several situations in which the selegiline transdermal patch should not be taken, as well as a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of with the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the precautions or warnings for the selegiline transdermal patch were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the precautions and warnings with the selegiline transdermal patch that may apply to you.
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