Comtan Coupon - Comtan 200mg tablet


ENTACAPONE is used in combination with levodopa; carbidopa therapy to treat Parkinson's disease. Compare COMT inhibitors.
Comtan Coupon - Comtan 200mg tablet

Comtan Side Effects

What should I watch for?

This medicine may also increase the side effects caused by levodopa-carbidopa like nausea or restless movements. If you notice an increase in or the appearance of certain side effects, contact your physician. The dose of levodopa-carbidopa may need to be lowered. Do not decrease your medicine dose without asking your doctor or health care professional.

You may get dizzy or have difficulty controlling your movements. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may interfere with the effect of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks. Dizziness and sleepiness are more common at the beginning of treatment with this medicine.

Your mouth may get dry. Chewing sugarless gum or sucking hard candy, and drinking plenty of water may help. Contact your doctor if the problem does not go away or is severe.

This medicine may cause urine to look dark yellow to orange or brown in color. This is normal and is not cause for concern.

There have been reports of increased sexual urges or other strong urges such as gambling while taking some medicines for Parkinson's disease. If you experience any of these urges while taking this medicine, you should report it to your health care provider as soon as possible.

You should check your skin often for changes to moles and new growths while taking this medicine. Call your doctor if you notice any of these changes.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Absence of or decrease in body movements


increase in body movements

seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there



uncontrolled repetitive movements of the tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs

Less common

Cough or hoarseness

fever or chills

lower back or side pain

painful or difficult urination



muscle cramps


shortness of breath


unusual tiredness or weakness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Abdominal or stomach pain





Less common

Acid or sour stomach




burning feeling in the chest or stomach

difficult or labored breathing

dry mouth




loss of strength or energy

muscle pain or weakness

passing gas


sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

small, red spots on the skin

stomach discomfort, upset, or tenderness

sweating increased

tightness in the chest


trouble sleeping

unusual or unpleasant (after) taste

unusual weak feeling

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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