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Ideben Tablet

Manufactured byORDAIN HEALTHCARE PVT. LTD
ContainsIdebenone
Description

Idebenone, the primary ingredient of Ideben Tablet, is a man-made product similar to coenzyme Q-10. It is used to treat vision impairment associated with an eye disease called Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) in adults and adolescents. It may also be used to treat symptoms of other neurological disorders including stroke, Alzheimer's disease, cerebrovascular diseases, etc.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ideben Tablet

  • Common Cold
  • Sore throat and hoarseness
  • Increased cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Headache and dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Reddish-brown urine
  • Unusual tiredness or weakness
  • Reduced blood cell count
  • Increase in body fat and cholesterol
  • Loss of appetite
  • Elevated liver enzymes
  • Sleep disturbances

Uses of Ideben Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON)
  • Cerebrovascular disorders
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to idebenone or any other inactive ingredient present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Other medicines

Ideben Tablet may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Change in urine color

This medicine may make your urine reddish-brown in color. This change in urine color is harmless, but caution is advised to ensure that it does not mask any other defects such as kidney or blood disorders.

Eye check up

It is advised to get your eyes tested at regular intervals while taking this medicine.

Liver diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Kidney diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Lactose intolerance

Some formulations of this medicine may contain lactose. If you suffer from a lactose intolerance or lactase deficiency, such formulations may not be suitable for you due to the increased risk of worsening of your condition. Your doctor will suggest an alternative treatment option in these cases based on your clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Dihydroergotamine

Terfenadine

Dabigatran

Digoxin

Tacrolimus

Cisapride

Cyclosporine

Astemizole

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine with food or immediately after food, as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by protecting the cells from damage caused due to oxidation. It also helps in regulating and restoring the energy generation processes in the cells.
Legal Status

Unknown

Unknown

Approved

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antioxidants, Benzoquinones

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2018 [cited 29 August 2018]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.2269.pdf

[Internet]. Ema.europa.eu. 2018 [cited 29 August 2018]. Available from:

http://www.ema.europa.eu/docs/en_GB/document_library/EPAR_-_Product_Information/human/003834/WC500193836.pdf

Idebenone [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 29 August 2018]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/idebenone#section=Top

Idebenone - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 29 August 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB09081

KA L. Idebenone: A Review in Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy. - PubMed - NCBI [Internet]. Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 29 August 2018]. Available from:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27071925
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Information on this page was last updated on 3 Jan 2019

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