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Available in the form of tablets, Comtan® (entacapone) is often prescribed in combination with carbidopa-levodopa products to treat Parkinson's disease. When used alone, the drug has no effect on symptoms of Parkinson's; rather, it helps levodopa work better and last longer in the body.
Prior to beginning treatment with Comtan, inform your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including supplements and nonprescription products. You should also be aware of possible side effects, such as dizziness, nausea, and involuntary body movements.
(Click Comtan for more information on these tablets, including the factors that affect your dose, when and how to take Comtan, and whether the medication is available in generic form.)
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