somerset pharmaceuticals, inc. , a wholly owned subsidiary of mylan inc. ,
received approval from the fda for emsam® transdermal
selegiline, on february 27 of 2006. Emsam® is the
first transdermal treatment for major depressive disorder. All aspects of the
emsam® product related to its design, chemistry,
manufacturing and controls were the result of the integration of the talents
and expertise of mti scientists. Emsam® is
manufactured by mti.
antidepressants increased the risk of suicidal thinking and behavior
(suicidality) in short-term studies in children and adolescents with major
depressive disorder (mdd) and other psychotic disorders. Anyone considering the
use of emsam® or other antidepressants in a child or
adolescent must balance this risk with the clinical need.
emsam® is not indicated for use in pediatric patients.
for additional details please see full prescribing information, including boxed