Zelapar Oral Disintegrating Tablet 1.25Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Zelapar: Oral disintegrating tablet (1.25mg)

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Zelapar 1.25mg ODT

What is this Medicine?

SELEGILINE (se LE ji leen) is an monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used with levodopa-carbidopa in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. It is usually added to therapy when there is a decrease in response to levodopa.

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In-Depth Information

Zelapar 1.25mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet

NDC: 001870453
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Product should be used within 3 months after opening
Store in original container
Zelapar 1.25mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet
Daily Life Interactions for Zelapar 1.25mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Severe Lifestyle Interaction
Tyramine-containing foods and Zelapar 1.25mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet(Selegiline Hydrochloride)
Tyramine-containing foods and Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)(Selegiline Hydrochloride)
Avoid foods and beverages containing tyramine while taking this medicine. Tyramine-rich foods and drinks can cause serious increases in blood pressure. The following foods can cause sudden blood pressure increases and should be avoided: aged cheese; yeast extract; protein extract; soy sauce; fava bean or broad bean pods; smoked meats; pickled meats; smoked poultry; pickled poultry; smoked fish (lox, smoked salmon); pickled fish (pickled herring); fermented sausage (bologna, pepperoni, salami, summer sausage); bananas; avocados; any over-ripe fruit. Selegiline products have specific guidelines. Dietary and beverage restrictions for these drugs should continue for at least 2 weeks after stopping this medicine. Ask your health care professional for a full list of foods and beverages to avoid.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Zelapar 1.25mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet(Selegiline Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)(Selegiline Hydrochloride)
Alcohol interactions with this medicine can be serious and may cause increased drowsiness, dizziness, increased blood pressure ('hypertensive crisis') or other side effects. You must adhere to all dietary restrictions. Alcoholic beverages to avoid include beer; wine; sherry; hard liquor; or liqueurs. Ask your health care provider for a list of items to avoid. Dietary and beverage restrictions should continue for at least 2 weeks after stopping this medicine.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Zelapar 1.25mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet(Selegiline Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)(Selegiline Hydrochloride)
Do not take this medicine with caffeine-containing dietary supplements, medicines, foods or beverages without talking to your health care provider. Food, medicine, and dietary interactions can be serious. Rapid heartbeats or serious increases in blood pressure, known as "hypertensive crisis", may occur. Try to avoid or limit the intake of all items containing caffeine such as tea, coffee, chocolate, and cola. Do not take nonprescription medicines that contain caffeine, like "stay awake" or weight loss products, including dietary or herbal supplements or beverages. Caffeine restrictions should continue for at least 1 to 2 weeks after stopping this medicine.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Second Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Third Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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