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(Also known as Comtess)
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to (Comtan (Entacapone))
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Comtan (Entacapone) Use and InteractionsChemical Name: ENTACAPONE (en-TACK-up-own)
This particular medicine is basically used as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Comtan is basically used with carbidopa and levodopa which increase the levels of levodopa in the human body with the help of the main active ingredient that is entacapone. It should be duly noted that this particular medicine is not a cure for treating Parkinson’s disease. But instead, this medicine is used to decrease the symptoms that are associated with Parkinson’s disease.
These symptoms include stiffness, tremors, muscle spasms, and poor muscle control by your body. Another point to note is that this particular medicine may also be used for other issues and problems that have not been mentioned here.
However, you should take Comtan medication according to how your doctor has prescribed it to you. If you are in need of Comtan, you can buy Comtan online from Canada Pharmacy. It is also available as entacapone 200mg.
The main active ingredient in this medicine is entacapone.
Without any doubt, it is highly recommended that you take Comtan as it has been prescribed to you by your doctor. Taking a lesser amount or overdosing with may lead to harmful consequences.
Also, you can take this particular medicine with your meal or without your meal. It is also recommended that you do not drink too many liquids that contain caffeine content. However, you may also have to control your regular liquid intake if your doctor has told you to drink less.
Here is a list of few things you should be aware of when starting on Comtan.
- Do not take if you are allergic to the active ingredient or other ingredients found in Comtan.
- Do not take if you have any other allergies.
- Keep in mind that this medicine may interact with other medications.
- Avoid drinking alcohol.
- Do regular blood checks as instructed by your doctor.
Possible side effects include:
- Low potassium level
- Stomach ache
- Weight loss
- Dry eyes and mouth
- Mood swings
- Shortness of breath
- Feeling tired
- Change in urine color
You may also experience other side effects that have not been mentioned on the list. In case of any odd occurrences, you should immediately contact your doctor.
Product Code: 2179
What is a Generic Drug?
A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.