Category Archives: coenzyme Q10

Statin drugs and Coenzyme Q10

I am continually impressed at how few of my colleagues take advantage of a wonderful nutritional supplement, Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). Despite some of the recent backlash against statin agents, I do believe that they serve a role. I take issue … Continue reading

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Bad news on CoQ10?

A review of the effects of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) on the muscle aches and weakness (myopathy) of statin drug therapy was just published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. (Marcoff L, Thompson PD. The role of coenzyme … Continue reading

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Coenzyme Q10 and statin drugs

Although drug manufacturers claim that muscle side effects from statin drugs occurs in only around 2% or people or less, my experience is very different. I see muscle weakness and achiness develop in the majority of people taking Lipitor, Crestor, … Continue reading

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