Active Ingredient(s):Entacapone FDA Approved: * October 19, 1999 Pharm Company: *ORION Category:Parkinsons
Entacapone, sold under the brand name Comtan among others, is a medication commonly used in combination with other medications for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Entacapone together with levodopa and carbidopa allows levodopa to have a longer effect in the brain and reduces Parkinson's disease signs and symptoms for a greater length of time than levodopa and carbidopa therapy alone.
Entacapone is a selective and reversible inhibitor of the enzyme c...
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