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Compound Summary for: CID 4659569

tolcapone

Also known as: Tasmar; 134308-13-7; Ro 40-7592; (3,4-Dihydroxy-5-nitrophenyl)(4-methylphenyl)methanone; Ro-40-7592; UNII-CIF6334OLY
Molecular Formula: C14H11NO5   Molecular Weight: 273.24084   InChIKey: MIQPIUSUKVNLNT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Tolcapone is a drug that inhibits the enzyme catechol-O-methyl transferase (COMT). It is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease as an adjunct to levodopa/carbidopa medication. It is a yellow, odorless, non-hygroscopic, crystalline compound. Tolcapone is associated with a risk of hepatotoxicity. [Wikipedia]   From: DrugBank
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