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Background and Date of Approval

Coenzyme Q10 is a dietary supplement drug developed by the U.S. Food And Drug Administration and initially approved for supporting heart health.

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Coenzyme Q10 facilitates cellular energy production, especially in organs with high energy demands, such as the heart. By providing energy to the heart muscle, this drug supports its proper functioning and overall cardiovascular health.

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It mainly supports heart health. Coenzyme Q10 is a natural cell energy producer and antioxidant, benefiting heart, energy, and brain function.

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Coenzyme Q10 is a prescription medicine available as a tablet. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the drug if your doctor advises you to stop.

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This drug is contraindicated in individuals with known hypersensitivity or allergy to it or its component. Most of the side effects resolve on their own, but if the symptoms prolong for a longer duration of time, consult the doctor.  Before using Coenzyme Q10, consulting with a physician or dietitian for personalized advice is highly recommended. They can assess your dietary needs, medical history, and goals to determine if this dietary supplement is appropriate for you and provide basic information on its usage and potential benefits.


Adhering to the suggested dosage helps ensure safe and effective use of the product. It is unknown if Coenzyme Q10 interferes with pregnancy or breastfeeding. Hence, telling your physician if you are pregnant, think you could be pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to have a baby is advisable. Stay within the recommended daily usage.

Side Effects

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them. Coenzyme Q10 is generally safe and won't cause any side effects. However, consult your physician for more advice if you experience uncommon side effects.

Word Of Advice

It's important to follow the recommended dosage and any instructions on the product packaging. If you have any doubts or questions about taking Coenzyme Q10, it's best to consult a physician or refer to the product packaging for guidance. Once opened, the container should be kept closed with a provided lid and cap tightly after each use. Avoid contamination during preparation and use.

Frequently Asked Question


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The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice; it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.