IDEBENONE

Other Names: 2,3-dimethoxy-5-methyl-6-(10-hydroxydecyl)-1,4-benzoquinone, Hydroxydecyl Benzoquinone, Idebenona, Idébénone.

 

Description: Idebenone is a benzoquinone derivative that is thought to have antioxidant activity which improves energy production by body cells.

Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, liver disease, and heart disease; as well as a number of inherited disorders including Leber’s disease (an eye condition), mitochondrial encephalomyopathies (nerve and muscle disorders), and Friedreich’s ataxia (a nervous system disorder that worsens over time, producing gait and speech problems, and eventually leading toward heart disease and diabetes).

No known side effects.

It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Before breast-feeding, consult your physician.

If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately.

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