Q-Sorb Co Q-10



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Generic Name: ubiquinone
(ue BIK wi none)

What is Q-Sorb Co Q-10?

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

Q-Sorb Co Q-10 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.

Q-Sorb Co Q-10 has not been approved by the FDA to treat any disease, and it should not be substituted for prescription medications.

Q-Sorb Co Q-10 may also have uses other than those listed in this product guide.

What is the most important information I should know about Q-Sorb Co Q-10?

Q-Sorb Co Q-10 has not been approved by the FDA to treat any disease, and it should not be substituted for prescription medications.

Q-Sorb Co Q-10 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.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Q-Sorb Co Q-10?

Before taking Q-Sorb Co Q-10, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, herbalist, or other healthcare provider. You may not be able to use this product if you have:

  • allergies (especially to plants)
  • diabetes; or
  • a blood (platelet) disorder.

Do not take Q-Sorb Co Q-10 without telling your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant. It is not known whether ubiquinone will be harmful to an unborn baby.

Do not take Q-Sorb Co Q-10 without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. It is not known whether ubiquinone will be harmful to a nursing infant.

Do not give any herbal/health supplement to a child without a doctor's advice.

How should I take Q-Sorb Co Q-10?

Q-Sorb Co Q-10 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.

If you choose to take Q-Sorb Co Q-10, use it exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Take the Q-Sorb Co Q-10 capsule or tablet with a full glass of water.

Measure the liquid form Q-Sorb Co Q-10 with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one.

To take disintegrating tablet, use dry hands to remove the tablet from the package, and place it in your mouth. It will begin to dissolve right away. Do not swallow the tablet whole. Allow it to dissolve in your mouth without chewing.

Do not take more of this product than is recommended. Too much medicine could be dangerous.

Store Q-Sorb Co Q-10 at room temperature, away from light, heat, and moisture. Keep the medicine bottle closed when not in use.

What happens if I miss a dose?

No information is available regarding a missed dose of Q-Sorb Co Q-10. Ask your doctor, pharmacist, or health care professional for instructions if you miss a dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.

Symptoms of a Q-Sorb Co Q-10 overdose are not known.

What should I avoid while taking Q-Sorb Co Q-10?

Do not give any herbal/health supplement to a child without a doctor's advice.

What are the possible side effects of Q-Sorb Co Q-10?

Stop taking Q-Sorb Co Q-10 and seek emergency medical attention if you experience symptoms of a serious allergic reaction including difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives.

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 other drugs will affect Q-Sorb Co Q-10?

The following drugs can interact with Q-Sorb Co Q-10. Tell your doctor if you are using any of these:

  • a beta blocker blood pressure medication such as atenolol (Tenormin), carvedilol (Coreg), labetalol (Normodyne, Trandate), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol), propranolol (Inderal, InnoPran), sotalol (Betapace), and others
  • a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin)
  • cholesterol lowering agents such as atorvastatin (Lipitor), pravastatin (Pravachol), simvastatin (Zocor), and others
  • doxorubicin (Adriamycin); or
  • diabetes medication.

This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with Q-Sorb Co Q-10 or affect your condition. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Where can I get more information?

Your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider may have more information about Q-Sorb Co Q-10.


Remember, keep this and all other prescription drug products, over-the-counter drug products, and herbal/health supplements out of the reach of children.

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