Edaravone (brand name Radicut) is a nootropic and neuroprotective abettor acclimated for the purpose of acceptable acoustic accretion afterward astute academician ischemia and consecutive bookish infarction. It acts as a almighty antioxidant and acerb scavenges chargeless radicals, attention adjoin oxidative accent and neuronal apoptosis. It has been marketed alone in Japan by Mitsubishi Pharma back 2001. and marketed in India by Edinburgh Pharmaceuticals by the cast name Arone
Edaravone has been apparent to abate methamphetamine- and 6-OHDA-induced dopaminergic neurotoxicity in the striatum and substantia nigra, and does not affect methamphetamine-induced dopamine absolution or hyperthermia. It has aswell been approved to assure adjoin MPTP-mediated dopaminergic neurotoxicity to the substantia nigra, admitting conspicuously not to the striatum.