What is Idebenone?

Category: Supplements

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Idebenone is an organic compound of the quinone family and promoted commercially as a synthetic analog of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). Idebenone is claimed to have properties similar to CoQ10 in its antioxidant properties.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Idebenone

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1
Orange colored urine 1

Why patients stopped taking Idebenone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Expense 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Idebenone

Duration

Stopped taking Idebenone

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 7
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2 patient evaluations for Idebenone

Oct 15, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Facilitates energy provided to nerves)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 180 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 25, 2013 (Started Dec 12, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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