a new drug for advanced Parkinson's disease called Comtan (entacapone, Novartis)

You'll soon see a new drug for advanced Parkinson's disease called Comtan (entacapone, Novartis).

It's given to enhance the effectiveness of levodopa/carbidopa (Sinemet, etc).

Comtan is a COMT inhibitor...in the same class as Tasmar (tolcapone). But Comtan isn't expected to have the same problems with liver toxicity.

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