coenzyme q10 (ubiquinone, ubidecarenone) - oral (cont.)
HOW TO USE: This product is taken 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 using a liquid or powder form, carefully measure your dose using a medication-measuring device or spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose. If your liquid form is a suspension, shake the bottle well before measuring each dose. If your liquid comes in a tube/ampule, take the dose immediately after opening and discard any left over liquid. Follow the manufacturer's directions for mixing the powder form.If you are using chewable tablets or wafers, chew each dose thoroughly before swallowing.If you are using a tablet made to dissolve in the mouth, dry your hands before handling the tablet. Place each dose on the tongue and allow to dissolve completely, then swallow it with saliva or water.If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.
SIDE EFFECTS: This product usually has very few side effects. Nausea, loss of appetite, upset stomach, or diarrhea may infrequently occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor promptly.A very serious allergic reaction to this product is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
PRECAUTIONS: Before taking coenzyme Q10, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as soy found in some brands), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product: diabetes, heart disease.Liquid forms, chewable tablets, or dissolving forms of this product may contain sugar, alcohol, or aspartame. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol dependence, liver disease, phenylketonuria (PKU), or any other condition that requires you to limit/avoid these substances in your diet. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about using this product safely.During pregnancy, this product should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.It is not known whether this product passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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