Why use Entacom 200mg?
Entacom 200mg is approved by Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease symptoms. It is used along with other drugs like Levodopa and carbidopa. The combined action of these medications stops the activity of COMT and metabolizes the action of levodopa. Entacom 200mg is available here at a very reasonable price.
How does Entacom 200mg work?
Entacom 200mg has Entacapone as an active ingredient. It belongs to the drug known as COMT inhibitors (Catechol-O-methyl transferase). It works by increasing the level of levodopa and carbidopa in the brain. It relieves the signs of Parkinson’s disease by blocking the substance that breaks down the Levodopa. Thus, allows the Levodopa to last longer in the system. Entacom works within 1 hour after taking the dose. The duration of the medicine in the body is 6 hours.
How to use Entacom 200mg?
Your doctor will decide on your right dose. Your dose is dependent on your condition and the severity of your condition. This medicine is taken as per prescription. Swallow the tablet with a glass of water. Entacom can be taken with or without food. Crushing or chewing the tablet may cause severe conditions. Taking Entacom with a meal can prevent stomach pain. Finish the treatment time for best results. In case of overdose, inform your doctor right away. Do not use this if you have a rash, itching, and hives
What are the side effects of Entacom 200mg?
The side effects of this medicine do not come very often. The major and minor side effects are:
- Vomiting, Diarrhea, and dizziness
- Breathing difficulty, drowsiness, and confusion
- High fever, restless muscle, Nausea
- Dark urine, muscle, and joint pain
This is not the complete list of the side effects of this medicine. Inform your doctor in case of severe side effects.
Warnings and Precautions
This medicine is used as per prescription only. Follow the following precautions while taking this medicine:
- Inform the doctor if you have kidney and liver disease
- Do not take this drug if recently suffer depression and tumors
- Store this medicine at room temperature. Keep away from children
- Do not share the drug to other even if you have the same situation
- Do not take Entacom if you have an irregular heartbeat
- This is not given to patients 18 years old and below.