17 patient evaluations for Entacapone

Jan 26, 2017 (Started Feb 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Five times daily
Advice & Tips: Must be taken with C/L dosage.  My effects vary with duration, but I have bad off time wear off; which is why i am trying DBS.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 15, 2017 (Started Mar 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for wearing off effect)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have not been on at 10 PM for some time (a year or two or more). But I no longer take comtan because I have had DBS.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: orange colored urine

May 22, 2010 (Started Mar 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for wearing off effect)
  • Side effects
    Mild (orange colored urine)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Since going to three doses a day, I frequently have no off time, from about half an hour after I take the medication first thing in the AM, until 8 or 9 at night. Sometimes I"m still on at 10 PM when I go to bed.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: orange colored urine

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Feb 24, 2016 (Started Feb 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily

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