Entacom 200mg Tablet 10'S


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Entacapone 200mg
By Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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Rs.59.00
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Drug Information for Entacom 200mg Tablet 10'S

What is Entacom?

  • Entacom contains Entacapone which belongs to a group of medicines known as catechol-O-methyl transferase (COMT) inhibitors
CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION

THERAPEUTIC USES

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

INTERACTIONS

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

SIDE EFFECTS

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What Entacom is used for?

  • Entacom is used together with levodopa to treat Parkinson’s disease
  • It has no effect on relieving the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease unless taken with levodopa
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TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR

PREGNANCY AND BREAST-FEEDING

CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to Entacapone or antipsychotic medicines or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have a tumour of the adrenal gland (known as pheochromocytoma; this may increase the risk of severe high blood pressure)
  • have liver disease
  • have ever suffered from a rare muscle disorder called rhabdomyolysis which was not caused by injury
  • have ever had a heart attack or any other diseases of the heart
  • have low blood pressure when rising from a chair or bed
  • experience prolonged diarrhoea as it may be a sign of inflammation of the colon
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  • Do not use Entacom during pregnancy or if you are breast-feeding
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
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  • Experience with Entacom in patients under 18 years is limited. Therefore, the use of this medicine in children or adolescents cannot be recommended
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  • Entacom make you feel dizzy, drowsy and light-headed or cause you to sometimes suddenly fall asleep
  • Do not drive or operate machinery until these effects have worn off
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Tell to your doctor if you are taking,

  • rimiterole, isoprenaline, adrenaline, noradrenaline, dopamine, dobutamine, alpha-methyldopa, apomorphine
  • antidepressants including desipramine, maprotiline, venlafaxine, paroxetine
  • warfarin used to thin the blood
  • iron supplements
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  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Do not crush or chew the tablet
  • The recommended dose of this medicine is one 200 mg tablet with each levodopa dose. The maximum recommended dose is 10 tablets per day, i.e. 2,000 mg of this medicine

If you take more Entacom

  • In the event of an overdose, consult your doctor or go to the nearest hospital immediately

If you forget to take Entacom

  • If you forget to take the Entacom with your levodopa dose, you should continue the treatment by taking the next Entacom with your next levodopa dose
  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten tablet

If you stop taking Entacom

  • Do not stop taking Entacom unless your doctor tells you to do
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

COMMON

UNCOMMON

RARE

VERY RARE

  • uncontrollable movements with difficulty in performing voluntary movements (dyskinesias)
  • nausea
  • harmless reddish-brown discolouration of urine
  • excessive movements (hyperkinesias), worsening of symptoms of parkinson's disease, prolonged muscle cramps (dystonia)
  • vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, constipation, dry mouth
  • dizziness, tiredness, increased sweating, fall
  • hallucinations (seeing/hearing/feeling/smelling things that are not really there), sleeplessness, vivid dreams, and confusion
  • heart or artery disease events (e.g. chest pain)
  • abdominal pain
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  • rashes
  • abnormal results in liver function test
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  • agitation
  • decreased appetite, weight loss
  • hives
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STORAGE

  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25ºC)
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
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Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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