Idebenone is a synthetic drug that was initially developed to treat brain conditions. It has a very similar structure to an important antioxidant in the body, ubiquinone (coenzyme Q10). Idebenone may also be beneficial for genetic disorders with impaired mitochondria function (such as Friedreich’s ataxia and Leber’s disease). Read on to learn more about idebenone, […]
DMAA is a synthetic drug found in dietary supplements and used to lose weight and increase athletic performance. For many years, it was used as a nasal decongestant but was removed from the market because of several safety concerns. Is DMAA really that dangerous?
Ebselen is a drug that contains selenium and has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It may prevent and improve memory, arthritis, and cancer. But, did you know that it is currently being examined in clinical trials as a treatment for bipolar disorder? Keep reading to find out more about the uses, side effects, and dosage of ebselen.
Clenbuterol is a controversial stimulant that has a variety of effects on the body. Although it may improve breathing, aid in weight loss and muscle gain, it comes with serious risks. Popular with bodybuilders and others looking to trim fat and get in shape, its side effects are often overlooked. Read along to learn more about […]
Ephedrine is a medication widely used to increase blood pressure and treat asthma symptoms. Derived from the plant Ephedra in 1885, it has since been used to promote weight loss, lower cholesterol levels, and treat narcolepsy. Read more to learn about the uses, mechanisms, and side effects of this drug.
Grapefruit affects a great number of drugs, including drugs for heart disorders and cholesterol-lowering drugs. Read on to learn about why and how grapefruit messes with your drugs, and what are the risks and side effects of these interactions.
Pramiracetam is a drug belonging to the racetam family of cognitive enhancers. Pramiracetam may increase memory and enhance learning ability. It also has the potential to treat amnesia and help with brain injuries. Read on to see the potential uses as well as mechanisms and side effects of pramiracetam.
GHB is also known as a party and a rape drug. Despite its growing popularity, many of the users remain unaware of its dangers, such as risky sexual behavior, cognitive impairment, and addiction. GHB overdose can also be fatal. However, this drug also has a variety of surprising medical uses. Read on to learn more […]
Memantine is a drug approved for the treatment of moderate-to-severe Alzheimer’s disease. However, memantine may also be beneficial for ADHD and bipolar disorder. Keep reading to learn more about the uses, side effects, and dosage of memantine.