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What is selegiline?

Selegiline is a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease. It is a monoamine oxidase type B inhibitor; it decreases the rate at which dopamine is broken down. It is an effective supplement for levodopa or carbidopa, the primary treatments for Parkinson's. Selegiline is sold under the brand names Eldepryl and Zelapar.

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