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Re: EMSAM - First Day Psychobabbler

Posted by crazy777girl on July 19, 2007, at 16:23:17

In reply to Re: EMSAM - First Day RobertDavid, posted by Psychobabbler on July 19, 2007, at 16:02:23

I could not reposition the patch AT ALL.

My experience was that if I botched the initial positioning - I ruined an entire patch. Thank God for Rx insurance - at that time.

I must admit to not much showering, at that time in my illness, but EMSAM was not effective for me anyway. Strange side effects that were non-tolerable.

Best wishes,

> I am about to start using the EMSAM patch. I just called BMS and was told that participants in the clinical trials did not remove the patch for showers or swimming.
> > > I was also wondering about getting the patch wet. What about taking a shower or going swimming? Can you take the patch off and put the same one back on?
> >
> > It's my understanding that the issue with the patch is primarily when it gets hot, such as in a jacuzzi or say if you put a heat pad on it as when it get's hot it may deliver the selegiline quicker.
> >
> > I don't think getting it wet is and issue such as a normal shower or swimming. I didn't read that anywhere or hear it from my doctor. And from seeing how good it sticks to the skin I doubt any water would get under it. I suppose I could call BMS customer service and find out, probably should.
> >
> > I don't think they recomend taking it off and putting it back on, probably affects the delivery, not sure.
> >
> >
> >




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