NADH is helpful in treating Parkinson's disease, as well as Alzheimer's disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, and depression. NADH is an energy-rich coenzyme that is essential for the production of ATP, the primary energy carrier in our cells. The brain, the nerves, the muscles and the heart require a constant supply of ATP energy in order to function. NADH, biologically known as Coenzyme 1, is the reduced form of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) with high energy hydrogen (H) which provides energy to the cell. NADH is necessary for thousands of biochemical reactions within the body and is found naturally in every living cell. NADH plays a key role in the energy production of cells, particularly in the brain and central nervous system. The more NADH a cell has available, the more energy it can produce to perform its process efficiently. NADH stimulates cellular production of the neurotransmitters Dopamine, Noradrenaline, and Serotonin, thereby improving mental clarity, alertness and concentration. NADH is directly involved in the body’s cellular immune defensive system and the more NADH in your body the better the DNA repair system functions.

CLASS: Reduced B-nicontinamide Adenine Dinucleotide.
Other name: Coenzyme 1.

Strengths: 2.5 mg and 5 mg.

Dosages: Actual dosage must be determined by a physician.

Start: 2.5 mg.
Increases:  2.5 mg.
Maximum: Determined by a physician.

Normal dosage: 5 mg to 10 mg daily.

Problems with:
Liver Function: N/A
Kidney Function: N/A

Before taking:  N/A
While taking:   N/A

Take With:  One tablet daily in the morning on an empty stomach with water. Wait 30 minutes before eating.

Full Benefits In: Up to 3 months.

Missed Dose(s): If within one hour take, if over an hour skip and then continue on your normal schedule.
Never Take a Double Dose.

If Stop Taking: Consulting your physician.

Overdose symptoms include: 
Overdose if Untreated :


Avoid alcohol while taking this drug.

Do not take this drug if you are pregnant.

Do not take this drug if planning to become pregnant. Do not take if you are breast-feeding.

Do not give this drug to anyone under six months old. Only use drug in small doses at first if over sixty and with close monitoring.

Inform your Doctor if:

  • you had negative reactions to this drug in the past.
  • if you are taking any other prescription or nonprescription drug;
  • if you plan to be under anesthesia or having any surgery in the next few months, also if you will be undergoing any medical tests. 
  • if you are on a special diet ( low-salt / low-sugar or any other ).

NADH ( Symptoms or Effects )


Rare: Loss of appetite and nausea.

See physician always: Rash.

See physician if severe:  Loss of appetite and nausea.

See physician NOW: Rash.

Stop taking and see physician NOW: Rash.

NADH ( Drug Interactions )

  • None known



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