ubidecarenone (generic name)
It is promoted to help many disorders including congestive heart failure, certain mitochondrial diseases, migraine, and high blood pressure
(koh EN zahym Q10)
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What is this medicine?CO-ENZYME Q10 (koh EN zahym Q10) is an herbal or dietary supplement. It is promoted to help many disorders including congestive heart failure, certain mitochondrial diseases, migraine, and high blood pressure. The FDA has not approved this supplement for any medical use.
This supplement may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the package labeling, or take as directed by your health care professional. You should take this medicine with a high-fat meal. Do not take this medicine more often than directed.
Contact your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you've taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
What if I miss a dose?If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
What may interact with this medicine?
What should I watch for while using this medicine?See your doctor if your symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.
Herbal or dietary supplements are not regulated like medicines. Rigid quality control standards are not required for dietary supplements. The purity and strength of these products can vary. The safety and effect of this dietary supplement for a certain disease or illness is not well known. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
The Food and Drug Administration suggests the following to help consumers protect themselves:
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
Where should I keep my medicine?Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature or as directed on the package label. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.