Active ingredients: opicapone
What it is used for
ONGENTYS is indicated as adjunctive therapy to preparations of levodopa/ DOPA decarboxylase inhibitors (DDCI) in adult patients with Parkinsons disease and end-of-dose motor fluctuations who cannot be stabilised on those combinations.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Store in Original Container
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Dark blue capsules, size 1 approximately 19 mm imprinted OPC 50 on the cap and Bial on the body.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient opicapone
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
This medicine is under additional monitoring as it is new or being used in a different way. You can help identify new safety information by reporting any side effects you may get.