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Tasmar (Tolcapone)and/or alternatives
Tasmar 100mg from $2.23 USD/tabletTasmar 100mg
Manufactured by: Meda Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Product of United Kingdom. Shipped from United KingdomRxPrescription Required
Basic Information On Tasmar
Tasmar is used along with other drugs to treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. It is prescribed only when other medications have not yielded any results despite dose increases. The Tasmar drug works by helping the body sustain plasma levels of other medication longer, thereby resulting in improvement in dopamine levels sustained for a longer duration of time. This results in alleviation and prolong relief from symptoms of the disease, like muscle tremor and spasms, giving more control over muscle movement.
Side Effects / Precautions For Tasmar
Tasmar chemically known as Tolcapone is known to cause serious liver side effects, which can be fatal. Any symptom of such problems is mainly yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice). Since it causes liver injury and acute fulminant liver failure, it is not prescribed unless required. Individuals with evidence of muscle damage may not be prescribed this drug. You may also feel like you are going to lose balance and consciousness after you have taken this drug. Many individuals get dehydrated due to severe diarrhea.
It is not known if Tolcapone can cause harm to unborn babies. However, you must discuss with your doctor continuation of this medication, if you are pregnant. It is not known if breastfeeding can pass the drug to the infant. You will also be cautioned against mood swings, as many individuals experience increased sexual urges. You may also experience hallucinations. Individuals beings treated for Parkinson’s are at an elevated risk of melanoma. It is not known if Parkinson’s disease or if brand or generic Tasmar medication causes the risk increase. If you have a history of skin problems or cancer, you must discuss the occurrence of cancer with your doctor.
Tasmar is initiated at a 100 mg dose. The dosage can be increased to 200 mg only if clear clinical benefit is envisaged. Since there is a risk of liver failure, treatment with this medication should be not continued if it does not show improvement in symptoms in three weeks. Withdrawal of brand or generic Tasmar should not be done abruptly. The hepatic impaired should be treated with caution if benefit is likely. No adjustments are required for the mild or moderate renal impaired. Dose adjustments of other medications may be required when starting treatment with this drug.
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What is a "Generic" medication/drug?
Generic drugs are medications that have the comparable medicinal ingredients as the original brand name drug, but which are generally cheaper in price. Nearly 1 in 3 drugs dispensed are "generic". They undergo comparative testing to ensure that they are the same as their "brand" counterparts in:
- Active Ingredient (e.g. "Pravastatin" is the active ingredient in brand name Pravachol)
- Dosage (e.g. 10 mg of the active ingredient)
- Safety (e.g. same or similar side effects, drug interactions)
- Performance (e.g. 10 mg of a "generic" can be substituted for 10 mg of the "brand" and have the same therapeutic result)
- Intended use (e.g. both "generic" and "brand" would be prescribed for the same conditions)
What this means is that "generic" medications can be used as a substitute of their brand equivalents with comparable therapeutic results. There are a few exceptions (examples are outlined at the end of this page) and as always you should consult your physician before switching from a brand name medications to a generic or vice versa.
What differences are there between generic and brand?
While generics and brand equivalent drugs contain comparable active ingredients, they may be different in the following ways:
- Appearance (e.g. the scoring or markings)
The color, shape and size of the medication come from the fillers that are added to the active ingredients to make the drug. These fillers that are added to the drug have no medical use and do not to change the effectiveness of the final product. A generic drug must contain comparable active ingredients and must be comparable in strength and dosage to the original brand name equivalent. Generic drugs can be more cost effective than purchasing the brand name.
Why do generics cost less than the brand name equivalents?
When a new drug is "invented", the company that discovered it has a patent on it that gives them the exclusive production rights for this medication. Once the patent expires in a country, other companies can bring the product to market under their own name. This patent prevents other companies from copying the drug during that time so they can earn back their Research and Development costs through being the exclusive supplier of the product. After the patent expires however, other companies can develop a "generic" version of the product. These versions generally are offered at much lower prices because the companies do not have the same development costs as the original company who developed the medication.
The main thing to realize here though is that the two products are therapeutically comparable. They may look different, and be called something different, but they are required to be have the same active ingredient.
How are Generic drugs tested to ensure quality and efficacy?
The two most generally accepted methods to prove the safety of a generic version of a drug are to either repeat most of the chemistry, animal and human studies originally done, or to show that the drug performs comparably with the original brand name drug. This second option is called a "comparative bioavailability" study. During this type of study, volunteers are given the original drug, and then separately later the generic drug. The rates at which the drug is delivered to the patient (into their blood stream or otherwise absorbed) are measured to ensure they are the same. Because the same active ingredient is used the major concern is just that it delivers the common chemical(s) at the same rate so that they have the same effect. Please note that the methods that the manufacturers use may vary from country to country.