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Parkinson's Disease

Comtan medication

03/17/2000

Question:

Comtan medication would like all information available

Answer:

Comtan (entacapone) is a COMT inhibitor similar to tolcapone. The major advantage is that it has not been reported to be associated with liver failure. For a review of how COMT inhibitors wotk see the Tolcapone section in the PD FAQ at this site.

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Response by:

Arif Dalvi, MD
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati