What is Comtan?
When used with carbidopa and levodopa (Atamet, Parcopa, Sinemet), entacapone increases levels of levodopa in the body.
How should be Comtan consumed?
Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
What should be avoided while consuming Comtan?
This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert. Entacapone may cause you to fall asleep suddenly, even after feeling alert.
What other drugs will affect entacapone Comtan?
Taking the medicine with other drugs might make you sleepy and can worsen this effect. Ask your doctor before taking entacapone with a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression, or seizures.
Is it safe to consume during pregnancy?
It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.