What is Hydroxypropyl beta cyclodextrin (HPbCD)?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs


Hydroxypropyl beta cyclodextrin (HPbCD) is a drug used to slow neurological progression in Niemann Pick Type C Disease. Because this substance does not pass the blood-brain barrier, it is injected directly into the central nervous system. The mechanism of action is unknown.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hydroxypropyl beta cyclodextrin (HPbCD)

Side effect Patients Percentage
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hydroxypropyl beta cyclodextrin (HPbCD).