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Selegiline (International)

Note: In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Selegiline (selegiline systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents, monoamine oxidase inhibitors and is used to treat ADHD, Depression, Major Depressive Disorder and Parkinson's Disease.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of Parkinson's disease

Inhibitor of monoamin oxidase type B (MAO-B)

Chemical Name

Benzeneetanamine, N,α-dimetyl-N-2-propynyl-, (R)-

Foreign Names

  • Selegilinum (Latin)
  • Selegilin (German)
  • Sélégiline (French)
  • Selegilina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Selegilina (OS: DCIT)
  • Selegiline (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Sélégiline (OS: DCF)
  • E 250 (IS)
  • L-Deprenalin (IS)
  • L-Deprenil (IS)
  • L-Deprenyl (IS)
  • Selegiline Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • Sélégiline (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Selegiline Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2018, USP 41)
  • Selegiline hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Selegilinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Seligilini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Apo-Selegiline
    Apotex, Hong Kong
  • Cognitive
    Ebewe, Vietnam
  • Eldepryl
    Orion, Taiwan
  • Jumex
    City Overseas, Bangladesh; Medimpex, Pakistan; Medmpx, Egypt; Sanofi Aventis, India; Searle, Pakistan; The Star, Cyprus
  • Jumex 5 mg
    Sanofi-Aventis, Hungary
  • Kinabide
    Bago, Peru
  • Moverdin
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Parkineast
    Western, Egypt
  • Segan
    Polpharma, Lithuania
  • Segipar
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Selegilina
    AC Farma, Peru
  • Selegiline Alpharma
    Alpharma, Lithuania
  • Selegos
    Medochemie, Cyprus; Medochemie, Hong Kong
  • Selex
    Codal Synto, Cyprus
  • Selezin
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Tonus
    Acapi, Egypt
  • Anipryl [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, United States
  • Antiparkin
    MEDA Pharma, Germany
  • Apo-Selegiline
    Apotex, Canada; Apotex, Lithuania; Apotex, New Zealand
  • Brintenal
    Beta, Argentina
  • Cognitiv
    Ebewe, Lithuania
  • Comenter
    Medicamenta Ecuatoriana, Ecuador
  • Deprenyl
    CSP, France
  • Egibren
    Chiesi Farmaceutici, Italy
  • Eldepryl
    Aspen Pharmacare, Australia; Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta; Orion, China; Orion, Ireland; Orion, Lithuania; Orion, Latvia; Orion, Norway; Orion Pharma, Belgium; Orion Pharma, Denmark; Orion Pharma, Finland; Orion Pharma, Kuwait; Orion Pharma, Sweden; Somerset, United States; Orion Pharma UK, United Kingdom
  • Eldepryl 10mg
    Orion, Luxembourg
  • Eldepryl 5mg
    Orion, Luxembourg
  • Emsam
    Somerset, United States
  • Feliselin
    Rafarm, Greece
  • FP-OD
    FP Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Fu An
    ZhongLian Pharm, China
  • Jamax
    Tchaikapharma, Bulgaria
  • Jin Si Ping
    Sike, China
  • Jinsiping
    Luye Pharma, China
  • Julab
    Biolab, Thailand
  • Jumex
    Chiesi Farmaceutici, Italy; Chinoin, Bulgaria; Chinoin, Lithuania; Ivax, Argentina; Novartis, Portugal; Pharma Investi, Paraguay; Sanofi-aventis, Czech Republic; Sanofi-aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-aventis, Croatia (Hrvatska); Sanofi-aventis, Malaysia; Sanofi-aventis, Slovakia; Sanofi-aventis, Thailand; Sanofi-aventis, Uruguay; Sanofi-aventis, Venezuela
  • Jumex 10 mg
    Sanofi-Aventis, Hungary
  • Jumex 5 mg
    Sanofi-Aventis, Austria
  • Jumexil
    Chiesi Farmaceutica, Brazil
  • Kinabide
    Gramón Bagó, Uruguay
  • Niar
    Abbott, Paraguay; Abbott Laboratories de México, Mexico; Abbott Laboratorios do Brasil, Brazil
  • Parkilyne
    Generix, South Africa
  • Parkryl
    Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Taiwan
  • Plurimen
    Orion, Spain
  • Procythol
    Sanofi-Aventis SA, Greece
  • Sefmex
    Unison, Hong Kong; Unison, Malaysia; Unison, Thailand; Unison Laboratories Co Ltd, Myanmar
  • Segan
    Polpharma, Poland
  • Seginine
    Unifarma, Taiwan
  • Selecom
    Fulton Medicinali, Italy
  • Seledat
    Master Pharma, Italy
  • Selegil
    Abbott, Colombia; Ratiopharm, Slovakia
  • Selegilin AL
    Aliud Pharma, Germany
  • Selegilin HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Selegilin Mylan
    Mylan, Denmark; Mylan, Sweden
  • Selegilin STADA
    Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Selegilina Davur
    Davur, Spain
  • Selegilina Generis
    Generis, Portugal
  • Selegiline HCl
    Kyowa Yakuhin, Japan; Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan
  • Selegiline HCl Mylan
    Mylan, Netherlands
  • Selegiline HCl Sandoz
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Selegiline HCl Teva
    Teva Pharma, Netherlands
  • Selegiline Hydrochloride
    Apotex, United States; Boscogen, United States; Dava, United States; Mylan, United States
  • Selegiline-Beike Bio Pharm
    BEIKE Pharmaceutical, China
  • Selegilin-neuraxpharm 10mg
    neuraxpharm Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Selegilin-neuraxpharm 5mg
    neuraxpharm Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Selegilin-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Selegilin-TEVA
    Teva, Germany
  • Selegos
    Medochemie, Bulgaria; Medochemie, Philippines; Medochemie, Romania; Medochemie Singapore, Singapore
  • Selegyl
    Swiss Pharm, Taiwan
  • Selgen
    Alphapharm, Taiwan
  • Selgene
    Alphapharm, Australia
  • Selgian [veterinary use]
    Ceva, Belgium; Ceva, Germany; Ceva, Italy; Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom; Ceva Sante Animale, Ireland
  • Selgian 10 für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Biokema, Switzerland
  • Selgian 10 mg [veterinary use]
    Ceva Sante Animale, Netherlands
  • Selgian 20 mg [veterinary use]
    Ceva Sante Animale, Netherlands
  • Selgian 20kg [veterinary use]
    Ceva Santé Animale, France
  • Selgian 4 für Hunde [veterinary use]
    Biokema, Switzerland
  • Selgian 4 mg [veterinary use]
    Ceva Sante Animale, Netherlands
  • Selgian 40kg [veterinary use]
    Ceva Santé Animale, France
  • Selgian 8kg [veterinary use]
    Ceva Santé Animale, France
  • Selgin
    CTS, Israel
  • Selgina
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Selgres
    PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Seline
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Siltin
    New Chemical, Taiwan
  • Sygilum
    Rowe, Uruguay
  • Teva-Selegiline
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Ultravital
    Novophar, Paraguay
  • Xilopar
    Cephalon, Italy; Teva Pharma, Portugal
  • Zelapar
    Cephalon UK, United Kingdom; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, United States


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.

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