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Coenzyme Q10 And Restless Legs
Would coenzyme Q10 at 100 mg help make fasiculations stop and also restless legs stop that I get during my period? No other health problems.
Not likely, but....: Co-Q 10 is important in energy metabolism and a strong anti-oxidant. Do not drink alcohol before bedtime or taking any menstrual cramp medications that may contain antihistamine-like ingredients, as these can make things worse. Medications like tramadol and gabapentin in low dose have shown promise in treating RLS, as do dopamine agonists. Http://www. Medscape. Com/viewarticle/405870_7 ...Read more
Uncertain.: Epoetin alfa & Coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinone) was the only check I was able to do in the Drugs. Com drug interaction checker. Maybe in you could be more specific about the erythropoietin. Drugs. Com drug interaction checker didn't show any known interactions between Epoetin alfa and Coenzyme Q10. ...Read more
Coq10 is coenzyme q10 and helps the mitochondria produce ATP (energy in the cells): it is very beneficial and it is mandatory to take it if one is on cholesterol lowing medications like statins. It helps prevent heart disease as well. There are no adverse side effects. It is obtained from oily meats and whole grains in our diets.
http://www. Preventive-health-guide. Com/coq10.html = good info. ...Read more
Yes: I'm assuming this is for fitness / bodybuilding. Creatine is excellent for gaining muscle and if you want mass, probably you want to use this. Coenzyme q is less likely to do anything for you as an athlete; it's heavily promoted and has some interesting effects but i'd urge you not to get your expectations up. ...Read more
Not to my knowledge: In fact, the whole history of supplements -- even antioxidants and omega 3's -- preventing cancer, prolonging life, or improving it quality is almost without exception, over the past forty years, a history of tremendous disappointment. You won't hear about this if you get all your information from "health" internet sites. If you're interested in this, get with an evidence-based holistic doctor. ...Read more
Can coenzyme q10 reduce blood pressure, could it be use in pm along with benicar/hct am to replace CCB such as amlodipine.?
Would coenzyme Q10 in prophylactic treatment be a good option for migraine Aura (without headache)? If so at what dose could be helpful? I have had 1 Aura every 3 days this month since beginning of October normally I get 3 a mnth and want soft option
Not sure: Not aware of use in migranes. Levels can be checked and supplemented if low. ...Read more
I'm pessimistic: Coenzyme q is extremely effective against one rare cardiomyopathy. But it's being promoted heavily right now to help with almost everything and without any good studies / reproducible results. I'm waiting these but can't recommend it now. The psychology is "what's a hundred dollars if it does work? " you decide but I'm not optimistic. ...Read more
CoQ10 is actually an: Enzyme, i.e., something that helps other biochemical processes to work. Please read the label. If under 35 or so you can use the ubiquinone form. If older than that use the more potent and more expensive ubiquinol form. Peace and good health. CoQ10 is avaialbe in health food stores. ...Read more
Generally speaking: If you need significant cholesterol lowering diet alone is oten not enough. Diet and exercise are important parts of the treatment. Unfortunately there are no effective natural remedies. That is why medications are needed as they have been proven safe and effective when used properly. ...Read more
No: None that I'm aware of in the normal dose. Ask your physician for specific advice ...Read more
Taking allpurinol for gout trying to conceive can I take omega 3 and coenzyme q10? Can allpurinol effects fertility?
Consult your doctor: Allopurinol classified as category C-evidence of birth defects in animal studies at high doses, no human studies exist, decision to stay on allopurinol is based on risk versus benefit. Omega-3 supplementation has documented benefit in pregnancy specifically 1.6 g of EPA and 1.1 g of DHA beginning at week 25 for pregnancy until 3rd month of breast-feeding- less food allergy&eczema. coq10 not safe. ...Read more
Yes: There are no well documented interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›