Entacapone Oral Tablet 200Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Entacapone: Oral tablet (200mg)

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Entacapone 200mg Tablet

What is this Medicine?

ENTACAPONE (en TA ka pone) is used in combination with levodopa; carbidopa therapy to treat Parkinson's disease.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Comtan: Oral tablet (200mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Entacapone: Oral tablet(200mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Entacapone 200mg Tablet

NDC: 646790781
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Parkinson's Disease

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Entacapone 200mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Entacapone 200mg Tablet

Distressed Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bruises Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
4.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Urine Discoloration Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hyperkinesis Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dyskinesia Incidence:
25.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Entacapone 200mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Entacapone 200mg Tablet(Entacapone)
Alcohol and Entacapone(Entacapone)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking Entacapone. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together, and alcohol can interfere with the effectiveness of Entacapone treatment by affecting your balance and movements. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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