Coenzyme Q10 is a vital mitochondrial component that converts the energy in carbohydrates and fatty acids into the fuel necessary to drive cellular machinery and synthesis in the body. CoQ10 also stabilizes cell membranes and acts as an antioxidant.
Potential side effects:
- Abdominal discomfort
- Involuntary movements
Potential drug interactions:
- Tricyclic antidepressants - Amitriptyline (Elavil), Clomipramine (Anafranil), Desipramine (Norpramin), Doxepin (Sinequan), Imipramine (Tofranil, Janimine, Praminil), Nortriptyline (Pamelor)
- Warfarin (Coumadin)
Contents: 60 softgels
CoQ10 is a very well tolerated food supplement. Most of the potential side effects are seen with doses exceeding 800 mg a day.
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