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I am having stomach problem after taking ubiquinone

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I am having stomach problem after taking ubiquinone (coenzyme q10) It ahs helped my irregular heart beat is there any way to take it with upsetting my stomach
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 year ago.


How much are you taking?




Customer: replied 1 year ago.
100 milligram every 12 hours
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 year ago.


Thanks for the response. Taking it with food may help, but digestive upset with ubiquinone is very, very common, especially when you first start it. Dividing the dose into 2-3 times per day also helps, but you are already doing that. Some people's systems simply cannot tolerate it. If you've just started, taking it with food can help If the side effects don't stop within two weeks, you may be one of those people that can't take it.

Best regards,