Heart Health


SWISSE ULTIBOOST CO-ENZYME Q10

Swisse Ultiboost Co-enzyme Q10 is a premium quality, one-a-day formula to help maintain cardiovascular health and support healthy antioxidant activity.*

Heart Health: Co-enzyme Q10 is important for heart health and supports a healthy cardiovascular system.*
 
Antioxidant Support: Co-enzyme Q10 provides antioxidant support to protect cell membranes against free radical damage.* It may also help regenerate other antioxidants such as vitamin E.* 
 
Cellular Energy Production: Co-enzyme Q10 occurs naturally in most cells of the body and plays a vital role in the body's cellular energy production processes.*
 
Aging Support: There may be an increased need for supplemental co-enzyme Q10 in the elderly due to levels decreasing with age.*

Swisse Ultiboost Co-enzyme Q10 has been formulated based on scientific evidence to provide a convenient one-a-day dose.

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Other ingredients: Soybean oil, capsule shell (gelatin, glycerin, purified water), hydrogenated vegetable oil (soybean), lecithin, yellow beeswax.

Made in Australia.

RECOMMENDED ADULT USE:

One capsule daily, during or immediately after a meal, or as directed by a healthcare professional.

WARNING: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.

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Health Canada - CoQ10 Monograph (2007)

Mason, P (2012). Dietary Supplements; Fourth Edition . 4th ed. London : Pharmaceutical Press. 1-573.

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Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database - Coenzyme Q10 Monograph (2012)

Kunwar, A., Priyadarsini, K., Free radicals, oxidative stress and importance of antioxidants in human health.  J Med Allied Sci 1(2), 53-60 (2011)

Langsjoen, P.H., Langsjoen, P.H., Folkers, K., Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Coenzyme Q10 Therapy for Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol 521-3 (1990)

Linus Pauling Institute: Oregon State University - Information Centre - Coenzyme Q10

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Additional references

Shah, Sandler, Cios, Lipeika, Kluger, White. Electrocardiographic and hemodynamic effects of Co-enzyme Q10 in healthy individuals: A double-blind, randomised controlled trial. Ann Pharmacother. 2007 Mar;41(3):420-5.

Mizuno, Tanaka, Nozaki, Mizuma, Ataka, Tahara, Sugino, Kajimoto, Kuratsune, Kajimoto, Watanabe. Anti-fatigue effects of Co-enzyme Q10 during physical fatigue. Nutrition. 2008 Jun;24(6):616.

Zheng, Moritani. Influence of CoQ10 on autonomic nervous activity and energy metabolism during exercise in healthy subjects. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2008 Aug;54(4):286-90.

Ostman B, Sjödin A, Michaëlsson K, Byberg L. Co-enzyme Q10 supplementation and exercise induced oxidative stress in humans. Nutrition. 2012 Apr;28(4):403-17.

Gul, Gokbel, Belviranli, Okudan, Buyukbas, Basarali. Oxidative stress and antioxidant defense in plasma after repeated bouts of supramaximal exercise: the effect of Co-enzyme Q10. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2011 Jun;51(2):305-12.

Jones K, Hughes K, Mischley L, McKenna DJ. Co-enzyme Q10 and cardiovascular health. Altern Ther Health Med. 2004 Jan-Feb;10(1):22-30;

Littarru GP, Langsjoen P. Co-enzyme Q10 and statins: biochemical and clinical implications. Mitochondrion. 2007 Jun;7 Suppl:S168-74.

Ernster L, Dallner G. Biochemical, physiological and medical aspects of ubiquinone function. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1995 May 24;1271(1):195-204.

Kunwar, A., & Priyadarsini, K. (2011). Free radicals, oxidative stress and importance of antioxidants in human health. Journal of Medical Allied Science, 1(2), 53-60. 

Is Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 suitable for Vegetarians?

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Is Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 suitable for Vegetarians?

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Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 is encapsulated in a bovine (beef) Gelatine capsule and therefore is not suitable for Vegetarians.

Is Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 suitable for Vegans?

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Is Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 suitable for Vegans?

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Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 is encapsulated in a bovine (beef) Gelatine capsule and therefore is not suitable for Vegans.

Does Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 contain Gluten?

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Does Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 contain Gluten?

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Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 contains no added Gluten. We cannot guarantee that this product is 100% free from Gluten however, there is no added Gluten in the formulation, nor do any of the ingredients in the product naturally contain Gluten. 

Can Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 be taken with pharmaceutical medications?

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Can Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 be taken with pharmaceutical medications?

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If you are currently taking pharmaceutical medications, we recommend that you consult with your Primary Healthcare Professional before consuming Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10.

What is Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 made from?

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What is Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 made from?

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Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 is a premium quality ingredient derived from a naturally fermented yeast product.

What age group is suitable to consume Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10?

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What age group is suitable to consume Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10?

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We recommend Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 is suitable for Adults who are aged 18 years and over.

Can Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 be taken long term?

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Can Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 be taken long term?

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We do not anticipate any challenges with taking Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 long-term however, we recommend consulting your Primary Healthcare Professional when considering any changes to your supplement routine.

Is Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 suitable during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding?

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Is Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 suitable during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding?

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We do not recommend consuming Swisse Ultiboost Co-Enzyme Q10 during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding. We suggest that you consult your Primary Healthcare Professional when considering changes to your supplement routine, particularly during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding, so that your situation can be monitored as necessary.