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Entacom 200 mg Tablet

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Entacom 200 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Entacom 200 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
54.5
₹5.45/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Entacom Tablet

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Uses of Entacom Tablet

Entacom 200 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
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Entacom Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Entacom are Nausea, Vomiting, Fatigue, Confusion, Angina pectoris, Constipation, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Nightmare, Hallucination, Increased sweating, Fall, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Urine discolouration.

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How to use Entacom Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Entacom 200 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Entacom Tablet works

Entacom 200 mg Tablet works by increasing the amount of dopamine, a chemical messenger that is needed to control movements in the brain.

In Depth Information on Entacom Tablet

Expert advice for Entacom Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Entacom 200 mg Tablet to enhance the effectiveness of levodopa for treatment of Parkinson's disease.
  • It can make you very sleepy. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop impulsive, unusual behavior and/or an abnormally high sex drive.
  • Talk to your doctor in case you develop hallucinations or other changes in your behavior.
  • It is common to have diarrhea with this drug. Therefore, drink plenty of fluids and watch for weight loss.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
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Entacom Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Entacom Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Entacom 200 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Entacom 200 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Entacom 200 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Kidney
Entacom 200 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Entacom 200 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Entacom 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Entacom 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Entacom Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Entacom 200 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Entacom Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Entacapone

Q. Is entacapone a dopamine agonist?
No, entacapone is not a dopamine agonist
Yes, Entacom is a controlled substance and may not be available OTC
No, Entacom does not cross the blood brain barrier
No, Entacom does not lower blood pressure.

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