Melevodopa

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Melevodopa
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Formula C10H13NO4
Molar mass 211.215 g/mol
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Melevodopa (brand name Levomet) is a dopaminergic agent. It is the methyl ester of levodopa. It is used in tablet form as an effervescent prodrug with 250 times the water solubility of tablet levodopa.[1]

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  1. ^ Patrick Hickey and Mark Stacy (2011). "Available and emerging treatments for Parkinson’s disease". Drug Des Devel Ther. 5: 241–254. PMC 3096539Freely accessible. PMID 21607020. doi:10.2147/DDDT.S11836.