Chemical Name: (2S)-2-[[4-[(3-fluorophenyl)methoxy]phenyl]methylamino] propanamide; methanesulfonic acid
Molecular Weight: 398.5 g/mol
Molecular Formula: C18H23FN2O5S
Appearance: A white colour powder
Uses: Safinamide is used in combination with levodopa and carbidopa to treat adults with Parkinson’s disease who are having “off” episodes. This medicine is a MAO-B inhibitor that works to increase and extend the effects of levodopa and may help to slow the progress of Parkinson’s disease.