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Side effect(s) of Entacapone

Read the side effects of Entacapone as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common- Diarrhea, movement disorder, nausea, abdominal pain.

Skin - Sweating increased

Central Nervous System - Involuntary movements, increased or decreased movements, dizziness, anxiety, drowsiness, agitation, and worsening of condition.

ENT- Taste perversion

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, constipation, vomiting, dry mouth, indigestion, flatulence, gastritis.

Respiratory- Difficulty in breathing.

Blood- Easy bruising

Genitourinary- Urine discoloration

Body as a whole- Back pain, fatigue, weakness

Miscellaneous- Bacterial infection.

Other Precautions : *Stop this medication if unwanted symptoms developed.

Drug Name : Entacapone

Entacapone(Comtan) generic is catechol-o-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitor, used as an adjunct to levodopa/carbidopa to treat patients with idiopathic Parkinson‘s disease. It is used during the later stages when the patient does not respond well to levodopa/carbidopa. It increases the levels of levodopa/carbidopa in the brain, enhancing its effectiveness.
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