D-ribose powder

Cytose is a patented Medical Food formulated from GRAS approved D-Ribose. The five-carbon sugar, D-Ribose or Pentose, is found naturally in our bodies.

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Individuals with mitochondrial disease may find it easier to manage their condition with Cytose. Cytose is a patented medical food formulated from GRAS-approved D-Ribose (aka Pentose). Cytose encourages adenosine triphosphate (ATP) production and recovery as a possible lethargy solution when a patient’s energy is diminished due to their condition.

Product Form

  • Powder


  • Mitochondrial disease
  • It may be consumed orally or via tube feeding


  • Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as defined by the FDA form of D-Ribose

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Reimbursement code: 57771-0001-20

HCPCS Code: A9270

Cytose is allergen tested at No-Detectable Limit (NDL) for eggs, dairy, fish, crustacean, soy, gluten, corn, tree nuts, and peanut.

Net Weight: 200 g

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Directions for Use

Use under medical supervision. Daily intake to be determined by your healthcare professional specialized in Mitochondrial disorders.

Each scoop of Cytose contains 5.0 g of D-Ribose. Cytose must be taken with an additional carbohydrate food source.

  1. Using the scoop enclosed, measure your recommended amount of Cytose.
  2. Consume with a carbohydrate-containing food or drink. Cytose can be added directly to juices, beverages, sprinkled on top of or mixed into food, or tube feeding.


Store in a cool, dry place away from children. Once opened, reseal the bottle and use it within two months.


Store in a cool, dry place away from children. Once opened, reseal bottle and use within 2 months.


This product is intended only for those under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It is not for the general population of consumers. It must be taken with an additional carbohydrate food source. 

  • Type I Diabetics (Insulin Dependent) may exacerbate hypoglycemic effects from ingestion of this product at or above 10 grams/dose.
  • Transient low blood sugar can occur when doses of 10 g or more are taken on an empty stomach.

Additional information

Weight 0.69 lbs
Dimensions 4 × 4 × 4 in


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