Etilevodopa

Etilevodopa

Etilevodopa
Systematic (IUPAC) name
ethyl (2S)-2-amino-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)propanoate
Clinical data
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number  YesY
ATC code N04 (combination with decarboxylase inhibitor)
PubChem
ChemSpider  YesY
UNII  YesY
KEGG  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C11H15NO4 
Mol. mass 225.241 g/mol
 YesY   

Etilevodopa is a dopaminergic agent which is used as a treatment for Parkinson's disease.[1] It is the ethyl ester of levodopa.

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References

  1. ^ Djaldetti Ruth, Giladi Nir, Hassin-Baer Sharon, Shabtai Hertzel, Melamed Eldad (November–December 2003). "Pharmacokinetics of Etilevodopa Compared to Levodopa in Patient's With Parkinson's Disease: An Open-label, Randomized, Crossover Study". Clinical Neuropharmacology 26 (6): 322–326.