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Idebenone

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1.5  Effectiveness
7.1  Side Effects
4.8  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 8 Idebenone side effects and 6 Idebenone benefits.

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Treatment Information
This is a chemically manufactured product which is like coenzyme Q-10. It is a powerful antioxidant. Other ingredients include rice flour and gelatine capsule.

Possible uses include:
Treatment of Alzheimer's disease;
Friedreich's Ataxia, which is marked by heart failure, dyspnea, and muscle weakness;
Mitochondrial encephalomyopathies marked by stroke-like symptoms and brain damage.
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Charlton Heston

Heston suffered from prostate cancer, pneumonia, and Alzhimer's disease.

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Effectiveness of Idebenone by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Idebenone, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Blood Pressure 0% 50% 50% 0% 0%
Breathing 0% 50% 50% 0% 0%
Confidence 0% 50% 0% 50% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Digestion 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 50% 0% 0% 50%
Energy 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Eyesight 0% 50% 0% 50% 0%
Memory 0% 50% 0% 50% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 50% 0% 50% 0%
Pain 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Patience 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Sleep 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Stress Level 0% 50% 0% 0% 50%
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Commonly Reported Idebenone Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Headache 50% 0% 0% 50% 0%
Skin Rash 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Fatigue 50% 0% 0% 50% 0%
Drowsiness 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Dizziness 50% 0% 0% 50% 0%
Allergic Reaction 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Idebenone Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Reduced Libido 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
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User Comments about Idebenone
25 Sep 2009 Are you using it for Ataxia? If so, there are some herbal substitutes in India but they are pretty esoteric here in the US.
   —Posted by Helpfromus
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25 May 2009 Does anyone know how long idebenone has been on the market and if there any herbal substitutes that might have less side effects?
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