idebenone results

Short research news items about Friedreich's ataxia; Pompe disease; spinal muscular atrophy; and Becker, Duchenne, Emery-Dreifuss, limb-girdle and oculopharyngeal MDs

posted on May 16, 2011 - 2:41pm
Idebenone may help maintain respiratory function in DMD Santhera Pharmaceuticals announced May 9, 2011, that its drug Catena (generic name idebenone) appears to slow the decline in respiratory function associated with aging in people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Idebenone may improve energy production in muscle and nerve cells.
posted on July 1, 2010 - 9:30am
QUEST Vol. 17, No. 3
Featured in this issue: Tadalafil tested in men with BMD * Tests of ACE031 in boys with DMD begin * New tools to measure progression of CMT in children * Idebenone posts disappointing results in FA For information about active trials in your disease, go to, select Search for Clinical Trials, and enter the disease name in the search box.