Scientific Name: Idebenone
Brand Name: Raxone
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Idebenone is a synthetic analogue of ubiquinone (also known as Coenzyme Q10) , a vital cell antioxidant and essential component of the Electron Transport Chain (ETC) . It has been proposed that by interacting with the ETC, idebenone increases ATP production required for mitochondrial function, reduces free radicals, inhibits lipid peroxidation, and consequently protects the lipid membrane and mitochondria from oxidative damage
Description of the Drug: Idebenone is an analogue of ubiquinone used for the treatment of visual impairment in adolescent and adult patients with Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON) .
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB09081