Data from EMA (European Medicines Agency) - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 06 September 2018


Tasmar is indicated in combination with levodopa/benserazide or levodopa/carbidopa for use in patients with levodopa-responsive idiopathic Parkinson’s disease and motor fluctuations, who failed to respond to or are intolerant of other catechol-O-methyltransferase COMT inhibitors. Because of the risk of potentially fatal, acute liver injury, Tasmar should not be considered as a first-line adjunct therapy to levodopa/benserazide or levodopa/carbidopa.

Since Tasmar should be used only in combination with levodopa/benserazide and levodopa/carbidopa, the prescribing information for these levodopa preparations is also applicable to their concomitant use with Tasmar.

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Category Value
Agency product number EMEA/H/C/000132
Orphan designation No
Date First Approved 27-08-1997
Type Medicinal product subject to restricted medical prescription
Marketing authorisation holder Meda AB