Entacapone is a Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Inhibitor. The apparatus of activity of entacapone is as a Catechol O-Methyltransferase Inhibitor.
Entacapone is used in accession to levodopa and carbidopa for humans with Parkinson’s ache to amusement the signs and affection of end-of-dose “wearing-off.” “Wearing-off” is characterized by the re-appearance of both motor and non-motor affection of Parkinson’s ache occurring appear the end of a antecedent levodopa and carbidopa dose. In analytic trials, entacapone has not been apparent to apathetic progression or about-face Parkinson’s disease.
Entacapone is an orally alive biologic that can be taken with or after food.