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Should I take coq10 a few hours before taking simvastatin to alleviate sleep disturbances and other mild side effects?
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: CoQ-10 & statins
Some docs feel no supplementation is necessary in pts on statins.
Other recommend coq-10 supplementation based on studies suggesting it may help prevent statin side effects. Since statins block coq-10, it might be best to take the 2 drugs 12 hours apart to minimize this blockade. If you decide to supplement, inform your doc so he can take that into account in his tx regimen for you.

In brief: CoQ-10 & statins
Some docs feel no supplementation is necessary in pts on statins.
Other recommend coq-10 supplementation based on studies suggesting it may help prevent statin side effects. Since statins block coq-10, it might be best to take the 2 drugs 12 hours apart to minimize this blockade. If you decide to supplement, inform your doc so he can take that into account in his tx regimen for you.
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