Welcome to EMSAM® Transdermal System
The first and only FDA-approved transdermal system for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD)
Distributed by Dey. Manufactured for Somerset. DEY® and the Dey logo are registered trademarks of Dey Pharma, L.P.
EMSAM® is a registered trademark of Somerset Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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This Web site provides useful information about major depressive disorder (MDD) and
the treatment of MDD with EMSAM (selegiline transdermal system). Please consult with your
health care professional, who is your best source for diagnosing MDD and recommending
EMSAM Transdermal System is a skin patch used to treat major depressive disorder.
Call a health care provider right away if you or someone you care for have any of the following
symptoms, especially if they are new, worse, or worry you:
Thoughts about suicide or dying;
attempts to commit suicide; new or worse depression, anxiety or irritability; feeling very agitated or
restless; panic attacks; trouble sleeping; acting aggressive, being angry or violent; acting on dangerous
impulses; an extreme increase in activity and talking; other unusual changes in behavior or
• Consuming tyramine-rich foods and beverages can lead to a sudden, large increase in blood pressure
called “hypertensive crisis.” This is a serious medical condition that may be life-
threatening. Seek immediate medical care if you experience any of these symptoms: sudden
severe headache, nausea, stiff neck, vomiting, a fast or slow heartbeat or a change in the way your heart
beats (palpitations), tight chest pain, a lot of sweating, confusion, dilated pupils, and sensitivity to
• Due to the potential for serious and life-threatening side effects, do
not use the following medicines while using EMSAM at any dose, and for 2 weeks after stopping
• Tell your health care professional about any medical conditions, including
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit
www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Please see full Prescribing Information, including
Please click here to see the Patient
Please click here to see Important Safety
Information, including Boxed Warning.