Information about Edaravone

Edaravone uses

Edaravone is used in the treatment of alzheimer's disease, stroke, dementia in parkinson's disease, age related memory loss and head trauma.

How edaravone works

Edaravone is belongs to class of medications called brain-protective agents. It prevents the damage of brain cells due to free radicals during reduced/ loss of blood supply.

Common side effects of edaravone

Pneumonia, Liver disorder, Acute renal failure, Cerebral infarction, Coagulation disorder, Haemorrhagic infarction, Jaundice, Reduced blood platelets, Renal impairment.

Available Medicine for Edaravone

  • ₹453 to ₹520
    Lupin Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹473
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹421
    Micro Labs Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹418
    Unichem Laboratories Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹420
    Ipca Laboratories Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹418
    Zydus Cadila
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹367
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹385
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹374
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice for Edaravone

  • Edavarone is not recommended for use in children.
  • Caution should be taken while administering edavarone to the elderly, patients with infections or severe disturbance of consciousness or respiration.
  • Tell your doctor if you are suffering from renal, liver or cardiac disease.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to edaravone or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if suffering from severe kidney dysfunction.

Content on this page was last updated on 13 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)