Brand Name: CoQ10, ibedenone, mitoquinone, ubidecarenone, ubiquinone, vitamin Q10
Generic Name: Coenzyme Q10
Drug Class:Cardiovascular, Herbals
What Is Coenzyme Q10 and How Does It Work?
Coenzyme Q10 suggested uses include for angina, chronic fatigue syndrome, congestive heart failure (CHF), diabetes mellitus, doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity (prevention), HIV/AIDS immunostimulant, high blood pressure (hypertension), mitochondrial cytopathies, muscular dystrophies, and myopathy (statin-induced).
Coenzyme Q10 reduces blood pressure. More studies are needed before it is recommended to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
Dosages of Coenzyme Q10:
50-200 mg orally daily
Congestive heart failure (CHF): 100 mg/day divided two to three times daily orally
Myocardial preservation for heart surgery: 200 mg/day orally
Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:
See “Suggested Dosing”
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