UBIDECARENONE - Watsons Health

UBIDECARENONE

Ubidecarenone also known as ubiquinone or coenzyme Q10, is a naturally occurring coenzyme structurally similar to vitamin K. It transports electron and produce energy in the mitochondria. This drug is used to treat several conditions including Angina Pectoris, Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Huntington Disease, Hypertension, Heart Failure and Hyperlipidemias.

Ubidecarenone is indicated to treat heart failure and other conditions such as  angina pectoris, fatigue syndrome, chronic huntington disease, hypertension and hyperlipidemias. This medication may also be used in other conditions to be determined by your doctor.

Avoid intense exercise while taking ubidecarenone.

Aside from the benefits, this drug may bring some unwanted effects. It is important to tell your doctor all the symptoms that you experience while using this drug, especially if any of the following:

  • Gastric Discomfort
  • Skin Rash
  • Heart Burn
  • Anorexia
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea

Precautions

Before taking this drug, tell your doctor or pharmacist:

  • If you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are to undergo any surgical procedure.
  • If you are taking herbal, prescription and non-prescription drugs.
  • If you have certain medical conditions.

 

Interactions

Drug interactions may either lessen the effectiveness of this drug or heighten the risk for severe side effects. It’s important to inform your doctor all the medication including prescription and non-prescription and herbal medicines you are taking or going to take.

Possible interactions with this drug are:

  • Statins
  • Warfarin

Call emergency hotline if someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing.

Available brand/s:

  • Addlife CoQ10
  • Alerten 50
  • Cardiobes
  • Enerboost
  • EssenVida

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