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NATURAL CO-Q10
COENZYME Q10 (ubiquinone, ubidecarenone) - ORAL

Important Note

The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.

COENZYME Q10 (ubiquinone, ubidecarenone) - ORAL

Uses

Coenzyme Q10 has been used for heart problems (e.g., heart failure, angina, high blood pressure). This product may prevent damage to the heart caused by certain cancer drugs. This product has also been used for breast cancer, gum disease or muscle problems (muscular dystrophy). Some herbal/diet supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use. The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

How To Use

Take this product by mouth as directed. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist. If you are taking coenzyme Q10 for heart failure, do not stop taking this product without first consulting your doctor or pharmacist. If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.

Side Effects

Nausea, diarrhea or stomach upset may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor promptly. Unlikely but report promptly: loss of appetite, trouble sleeping. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions

If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor before using this product: heart disease, diabetes, any allergies. Liquid preparations of this product may contain sugar and/or alcohol. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol dependence or liver disease. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about the safe use of this product. Coenzyme Q10 is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before using this product. Because of the potential risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this product is not recommended. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Drug Interactions

Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription medications you may use, especially of: drugs that treat high cholesterol (e.g., atorvastatin, lovastatin, gemfibrozil), beta-blockers (e.g., propranolol), diabetes medicines (e.g., insulin), "blood thinners" (e.g., warfarin).

Overdose

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.

Notes

This product may lower blood sugar. If you are diabetic, check your blood or urine sugar regularly (daily or as directed). Other laboratory tests may be performed to monitor your progress.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.

Storage

Refer to storage information printed on the package. If you have any questions about storage, ask your pharmacist.