Co-enzyme Q10 is a vitamin-like compound present in virtually every cell in the body. Its primary functions are related to its role in the generation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
Its antioxidant effects support and maintain a healthy heart. Licaps® ensure 30 % better absorption than regular co-enzyme Q10.
Many of the therapeutic benefits of co-enzyme Q10 are attributed to its role in the generation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and its antioxidant effects.
Each capsule contains the following active ingredient:
Inactive ingredients: Hypromellose (cellulose), iron oxide, titanium dioxide, soybean lecithin.
Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
Take 1 capsule twice daily after meals.
Do not use this product if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to any of the ingredients. If you are on any medication or suffering from any medical condition, it is advisable to seek medical advice before starting any new medicine, supplement or remedy. Do not exceed recommended dosages unless on the advice of a healthcare practitioner. This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicines Control Council. This medicine is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Health supplements are intended only to complement health or supplement the diet.
Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are taking blood pressure medication. If you take more than two capsules of Co-Enzyme Q10 per day and are on blood thinning medication, consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use.
There are no known side effects.
There are no known contraindications.
Anticoagulants (blood thinning) medication: Co-Enzyme Q10 decrease anticoagulants’ (such as warfarin) effect. Individuals taking anticoagulants should consult their healthcare practitioner prior to use.
Antihypertensive medication: Co-Enzyme Q10 can decrease blood pressure and might have additive blood pressure lowering effects when used with antihypertensive medicines. Individuals taking antihypertensive medicines should consult their healthcare practitioner prior to use.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Safety during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding has not been established.
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