Opicapone: A Review in Parkinson’s Disease

@article{Scott2016OpicaponeAR,
  title={Opicapone: A Review in Parkinson’s Disease},
  author={L. Scott},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2016},
  volume={76},
  pages={1293-1300}
}
  • L. Scott
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Drugs
  • Oral opicapone (Ongentys®), a potent, third-generation, long-acting, peripheral catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitor, is approved as adjunctive treatment to levodopa (L-Dopa)/dopa-decarboxylase inhibitor (DDCI) therapy in adults with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and end-of-dose motor fluctuations who cannot be stabilized on those combinations. In 14- to 15-week, double-blind, multinational trials and in 1-year, open-label extension studies in this patient population, opicapone was an… CONTINUE READING
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