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Brand Names: Coenzyme Q10, Co-Q10, elppa CoQ10, LiQsorb, Liquid Co-Q10, NutraDrops, Q-Sorb Co Q-10, QuinZyme

Generic Name: ubiquinone (Pronunciation: ue BIK wi none)

What is ubiquinone (Coenzyme Q10, Co-Q10, elppa CoQ10, LiQsorb, Liquid Co-Q10, NutraDrops, Q-Sorb Co Q-10, QuinZyme)?

Ubiquinone, also called Coenzyme Q-10, is a coenzyme that is made naturally in the body.

Ubiquinone has been used in congestive heart failure, gum disease, and type 2 diabetes. It has also been used to replace low levels of ubiquinone caused by taking certain cholesterol medications.

Ubiquinone has not been approved by the FDA to treat any disease, and it should not be substituted for prescription medications.

Ubiquinone may also have uses other than those listed in this product guide.

What are the possible side effects of ubiquinone?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Less serious side effects are more likely to occur, and you may have none at all.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about ubiquinone?

Ubiquinone has not been approved by the FDA to treat any disease, and it should not be substituted for prescription medications.

Ubiquinone has not been evaluated by the FDA for safety, effectiveness, or purity. All potential risks and/or advantages of this product may not be known. Additionally, there are no regulated manufacturing standards in place for these compounds. Some marketed herbal supplements have been found to be contaminated with toxic metals or other drugs. Herbal/health supplements should be purchased from a reliable source to minimize the risk of contamination.



Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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