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Drug Interactions With Orally Disintegrating Selegiline

Entacapone (Comtan, Stalevo)
Combining entacapone and orally disintegrating selegiline can lead to dangerous side effects. If your healthcare provider recommends that you take these medications together, you may need to be monitored more closely.
 
Levodopa Medications (Parcopa, Sinemet, Sinemet CR, Stalevo)
Orally disintegrating selegiline is approved for use in combination with levodopa. However, many people who take these medications together will need to have their levodopa dosage reduced, due to an increased risk of levodopa side effects.
 
Meperidine (Demerol)
You should not take meperidine while taking orally disintegrating selegiline (or even if you have taken orally disintegrating selegiline within the past 14 days), due to the risk of dangerous side effects.
 
Methadone (Dolophine, Methadose)
You should not take methadone while taking orally disintegrating selegiline (or even if you have taken orally disintegrating selegiline within the past 14 days), due to the risk of dangerous side effects.
 
Miscellaneous Antidepressants
You should not take certain antidepressants while taking orally disintegrating selegiline (or even if you have taken orally disintegrating selegiline within the past 14 days), due to the risk of dangerous side effects.
 
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Taking orally disintegrating selegiline with other MAOIs can increase your chance of developing dangerous side effects. Do not take orally disintegrating selegiline and other MAOIs within two weeks of each other.
 
Pressors
Do not take pressors and orally disintegrating selegiline within two weeks of each other, due to the risk of dangerous side effects, such as high blood pressure.
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