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Table 4 Most commonly prescribed and non-prescribed (including over the counter and other) drugs used by FRDA respondents in the UK

From: Impact of Friedreich’s Ataxia on health-care resource utilization in the United Kingdom and Germany

  Prescription drugs (n=37)1 Non-prescribed medication (n=14)1
n (%) n (%)
Idebenone 10 (27%) 2 (14%)
Co-enzyme Q10 9 (24%) 8 (57%)
Vitamin E 10 (27%) 7 (50%)
Beta-adrenoreceptor blocking agents (Atenolol, Bisoprolol, Propranolol) 9 (24%) 0
Skeletal muscle relaxants 7 (19%) 0
Anti-epileptic drugs 6 (16%) 0
Fish oils (Omega 3 fatty acids) 0 4 (28%)
Other nutritional supplements (Multivitamins, minerals etc) 0 7 (50%)
  1. 1Source UK – PCIF.