Idebenone

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What other names is Idebenone known by?

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

What is Idebenone?

Idebenone is a man-made product similar to coenzyme Q-10.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Treating Alzheimer's disease.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Friedreich's ataxia (a condition of heart failure, breathing difficulty, and muscle weakness), and mitochondrial encephalomyopathies (a condition of stroke-like conditions and brain damage).

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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