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Coenzyme Q10

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 may be effective in congestive heart failure (CHF), heart attack (myocardial infarction [MI]), and mitochondrial encephalomyopathies.

Coenzyme Q10 reduces blood pressure. More studies are needed before it is recommended to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).

Studies are inconclusive on the effectiveness of coenzyme Q10 for stable angina, cardiomyopathy, and periodontal disease.

Coenzyme Q10 is available under the following different brand and other names: CoQ10, ibedenone, mitoquinone, ubidecarenone, ubiquinone, and vitamin Q10.

Dosages of Coenzyme Q10:

Suggested Dosing

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”

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/7/2017

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