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Meda Pharmaceutical
100 Tablet

What is Tasmar/Tolcapone used for?

This medicine is used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

If you have any questions about your medicine, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider. This medicine is only to be used by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not give it to others. This information is advisory only. It does not contain all information about this medicine. If you have any questions about your medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

How should Tasmar/Tolcapone be stored?

Store at room temperature in a cool dry place, protect from heat and light. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children and pets.

General drug information:

General Information

When should Tasmar/Tolcapone not be taken?

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any ingredient in this medicine or to similar medications, if you have liver function impairment, or gives you a high temperature, stiff muscles, or a feeling of confusion.

What precautions should I follow when taking Tasmar/Tolcapone?

Before using this medicine, tell your health care provider about any of the following: if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding if you are taking any other prescription or nonprescription medicine if you have any other medical condition like heart disease, lung disease, impairment of kidney or liver functions.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Tasmar/Tolcapone?

This medicine effects your liver, check your liver function before you start treatment with this medicine, then every 2 weeks for the first year, every 4 weeks for the next 6 months, and every 8 weeks thereafter.

What are the side effects of Tasmar/Tolcapone?

Most severe: Abnormal thinking, allergic reaction, amnesia, apathy, asthma, bloody nose, chills, cough, decreased heart rate, dehydration, delusions, diabetes, difficulty swallowing, ear infection, ear pain, eczema, eye problems, facial swelling, heart disorders, hiccups, high blood pressure, hostility, increased or decreased sex drive, irregular or rapid heartbeat, itching, joint problems, laryngitis, manic reaction, migraine headache, mouth ulcers, nervousness, nosebleeds, paranoia, prostate problems, salivation, skin disorders, stomach or intestinal bleeding or inflammation, thirst, tongue disorders, twitching, vaginal inflammation

Most common: Abdominal pain, abnormal muscle movements, acid indigestion, breathing difficulty, chest pain, confusion, constipation, decreased muscle movement, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, excessive dreaming, falling, fatigue, fainting, flu, gas, hallucination, headache, increased muscle movement, loss of appetite, loss of balance, muscle cramps, muscle stiffness, nausea, skin tingling, sleep disturbances, sweating, tiredness, upper respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, urine discoloration, vomiting

Other: Agitation, arthritis, bronchitis, burning, cataract, chest discomfort, depression, excessive emotional reactions, eye inflammation, feeling of well-being, fever, hair loss, hyperactivity, impaired mental function, impotence, increased heart rate, increased muscle tone, infection, irritability, lack of sensibility, low blood pressure, lower back pain, muscle ache, neck pain, panic reaction, rash, ringing in the ears, salivation, sinus congestion, skin bleeding, skin tumor, speech disorder, stiffness, throat inflammation, tooth disorder, tremor, uneasy feeling, urinary frequency or incontinence, urination problems, uterine tumor, weight loss

How should I take Tasmar/Tolcapone?

How much medicine you take and how often you take it depend on many factors, including the condition being treated and the age and weight of the patient. If you have any questions about the amount and/or frequency of the medicine you are taking, talk with your health care provider. Do not stop taking this medicine without checking with your health care provider. Patients with previous medical conditions should talk with their health care provider before taking this medicine. Do not take more medicine than prescribed unless advised to do so by your health care provider. Do not take any other over-the-counter or prescription medications without talking with your health care provider. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible. If several hours have passed or if it is nearing time for the next dose, do not double the dose to catch up, unless advised by your health care provider. If more than one dose is missed, contact your health care provider or pharmacist.During the first few weeks of treatment with this medicine, be prepared for certain side effects that appear most frequently at the start of therapy. Among the possibilities: attacks of dizziness or fainting when you first stand up, hallucinations, nausea, and increased stiffness. These problems tend to diminish with the passage of time or a reduction in your Sinemet dosage. However, they have forced a few people to discontinue treatment with this medicine. This medicine works by boosting the efficacy of Sinemet, and will not work without it. This medicine can be taken with either the immediate-release or controlled-release form of the drug (Sinemet or Sinemet CR). You may take it with or without food. This drug is taken 3 times a day. Always take the first dose of this medicine with your first dose of Sinemet. Take your second and third doses of this medicine 6 and 12 hours later. (Your doctor will probably decrease your dose of Sinemet when you start taking this medicine).