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Coq10 Sg 100 Medication
Should you be taking COQ10 supplements if you taking statins? Also, takes hypertension medication daily.
Some people have: Found that CoQ10 reduces the side effects associated with Statin use. There are no peers reviewed scientifically validated studies to support this claim however I have had patient's in whom they do notice a reduction in symptoms and side effects with its use. It can't really do any harm so I don't restrict them from continuing it. ...Read more
75 yr Female once we check interactions with all medication I take What's a good amount of COQ10 or Ubiquinol Oil supplements to take after stroke?
Under various BP medication like -Olmesarten, Amlodipine and Metoprolol. Would taking CoQ10 (Ubiquinol) interact with these prescription drugs?
CoQ10: 35 F from down under notes on olmedartan amlodipine metro pro lol wants to take CoQ10. Asks: interaction with BP MEDS. ANS:: prob not but waste of money. You should also be on diuretic for BP is not at goal. If blood K evern low ask test to test for primary Aldo. I specialize in HBP happy to do 2nd opinion. ...Read more
Should I take coq10 supplements for heart health? And will it affect the medications I take for bloodpressure... Toprol, (metoprolol) hydrocloritzide, Norvasc
Safe: Coq is fine to take alongside your other meds. It is really good for your heart. ...Read more
Coq10 seems to help keep my BP more stable than the prescription drugs without the side effects. Should I keep using and not bother with drugs?
Unproven: Take your prescription drugs and see your doctor. ...Read more
Which of the drugs/over the counter supplements have blood-thinning effects? L-arginine, pentoxifylline, Coq10, Vitamin-e? Read e, pentox arg all do.
A large number: There are a lot of OTC medications and herbal supplements can 'thin the blood'. Medications like aspirin, ibuprofen, Naprosyn, (naproxen) fish oil, all can have this effect. Herbal supplements such as borage, ginko, garlic, ginger can also have some effect. If you are on a prescription. Blood thinner, then discuss the use of OTC and herbal medications with your physician before taking anything new. ...Read more
COQ10: This powerful anti oxidant is safe at 150 to 200 mg. ...Read more
Ineffective: No antihypertensive effectsGet a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Doses vary. Quality and concentration will vary as well. On my website there are two doses available. With 100mg available with customization. www.drsamuel.usana.org. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have been taking simvastatin for 4to 6 years, my chlolestrol level over 300. And I take coq10 100 mgs is that good.
No: Probably not, this is a naturally occuring substance. ...Read more
No official rec but:
CoQ10 naturally occurs in every cell of our bodies so it's not considered an essential nutrient & there is no officially recommended dose. However, I advise a healthy person take 50 mg/day of the Ubiquinol form (which is better absorbed) as a preventive anti-aging agent. Those suffering from illnesses like heart disease & diabetes may benefit from 200-300 mg/day. See
http://tinyurl.com/ocwb3vg ...Read more
Muscle pain due to statin has different mechanisms, some are genetic factors, toxic effect of the drug on mitochondria, others due to coenzyme q10 or vit d deficiency
Taking vit d or coenzyme q10, lowering the dose of statin or changing to another drug can help some people with their myalgia. ...Read more
NOT: The data on the beneficial effects, especially the lipid lowering effects, of CoQ10 is weak. Moreover, there's no way to know if one formulation is superior to another since a head-to-head comparison has never been published. (if it is published, the research will be conducted by a drug company and will be biased!) ...Read more