ELCAPON 50 MG/12.5 MG/200 MG TABLET

(strip of 10 tablets)

Zydus Cadila

Composition: Levodopa 50mg + Carbidopa 12.5mg + Entacapone 200mg

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Uses

Levodopa is used in the treatment of parkinson's disease.

How it works

Levodopa works by being converted to dopamine, a chemical messenger that is needed to control the movement through transmission of signals in the brain.

Common side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Loss of appetite, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Movement disorder.

Uses

Carbidopa is used in the treatment of parkinson's disease.

How it works

Carbidopa is always given with levodopa. It works by preventing levodopa from being broken down before it reaches the brain. This allows for a lower dose of levodopa, which causes less nausea and vomiting.

Common side effects

Nausea, Neuroleptic malignant syndrome, Panic attacks, Altered behaviour, Mood changes, Altered sleep, Burning sensation of tongue, Confusion, Convulsion, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Fever, Frequent dreams, Hallucination, Increased sweating, Tachycardia, Irregular heart rate, Tremor, Vomiting, Worsening of tremor, Muscle stiffness.

Uses

Entacapone is used in the treatment of parkinson's disease.

How it works

Entacapone works by increasing the amount of dopamine, a chemical messenger that is needed to control movements in the brain.

Common side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Fatigue, Confusion, Angina pectoris, Constipation, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Nightmare, Hallucination, Increased sweating, Fall, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Urine discolouration.

Substitutes

ENTACOM PLUS -50 TABLET

(strip of 10 tablets)

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Rs.69.00 pay 28.66% more

SYNCAPONE 50 TABLET

(strip of 10 tablets)

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Rs.71.00 pay 32.39% more
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