Coenzyme Q10 Dosage For Nursing Mothers?
Is it safe to have q10 100mg for mothers who are breastfeeding babies aged 2 months with a weak heart condition. Thank you
Hello Yuliana, thank you for your question
Coenzyme Q10 is actually classified as an antioxidant. Naturally, the human body has produced this coenzyme which is useful as energy for the growth and maintenance of various body cells. Apart from being beneficial for the heart, this coenzyme is also needed by the skeletal muscles and digestive tract.
The dosage of coenzyme Q10 is not the same for every individual. There are several things that affect the determination of the dosage, namely:
the purpose of treatment for this type of disease, including the severity of the body's response. Although it is classified as an over-the-counter drug that can be obtained without a doctor's prescription, especially for pregnant and breastfeeding women, you should first consult a cardiologist who usually handles you. This is because the doctor best understands your current health condition. In addition, immediately consult a doctor if side effects arise after taking the drug, namely:
rash accompanied by itching on the skin, nausea, vomiting, decreased appetite, decreased blood pressure (hypotension), headache, difficulty breathing, chest pain, cough, diarrhea, fatigue, easy