Ongentys (Opicapone)

ONGENTYS OPICAPONE peripheral COMT INHIBITOR

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Adjunctive to  Carbidopa / Levodopa,

Monitor BP 

HL  1-2 hrs

Caution: cr cl  15-30, avoid < 15

Side effects : Dyskinesia, insomnia, suddenly falling asleep, orthostatic hypotension, syncope, hallucinations, compulsive behavior 

Not to be used with non-selective MAO inhibitors

Available : Cap   25,  50 mg 

Rx : 50 mg q HS, 

Avoid meals 1 hr before / after 



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