Selegiline transdermal - Somerset Pharmaceuticals

Drug Profile

Selegiline transdermal - Somerset Pharmaceuticals

Alternative Names: Emsam

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Somerset Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Analgesics; Antidementias; Antidepressants; Antiparkinsonians; Phenethylamines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Monoamine oxidase B inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.


Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Major depressive disorder
  • No development reported Alzheimer's disease; Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; Cognition disorders; Parkinson's disease

Most Recent Events

  • 29 May 2009 Selegiline is no longer licensed to Bristol-Myers Squibb in USA; Dey LP aquires marketing rights
  • 28 Jul 2008 Somerset Pharmaceuticals has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Mylan Inc.
  • 08 May 2008 Efficacy data from a post-hoc analysis in Depression presented at the 161st Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA-2008)
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