Tolcapone OverviewTolcapone, sold under the brand name Tasmar, is a medication used to treat Parkinson's disease (PD). It is a selective, potent and reversible nitrocatechol-type inhibitor of the enzyme catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT). It has demonstrated significant liver toxicity, which has led to suspension of marketing authorisations in a number of countries. In comparison with entacapone, another nitrocatechol COMT inhibitor, tolcapone has a longer half life (2.9 hours vs. 0.8 hour...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Tablet: 100mg, 200mg
NDC Database Records for Tolcapone: (3 results)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 49884-254 Tolcapone 100 1/1 Oral Tablet, Coated by Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc.
- 50742-193 Tolcapone 100 mg Oral Tablet by Ingenus Pharmaceuticals, LLC
- 68682-938 Tolcapone 100 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Oceanside Pharmaceuticals
Other drugs which contain Tolcapone or a similar ingredient: (1 result)
- TASMAR Tolcapone