Heart problems (e.g., heart failure, angina), high blood pressure, Parkinson’s disease, gum disease, and certain diseases passed down through families (Huntington’s disease, muscular dystrophy). Unlabeled used:
has also been used for preventing migraine headaches and for preventing cell damage that may occur after surgery or treatment with certain anti-cancer drugs.
To reduce tissue Place each dose on the tongue and allow to dissolve completely, then swallow it with saliva or water.Do not crush or chew extended-release tablets. Doing so can release all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects. Also, do not split the tablets unless they have a score line and your doctor or pharmacist tells you to do so. Swallow the whole or split tablet without crushing or chewing.
CoQ10 shares a biosynthetic pathway with cholesterol. The synthesis of an intermediary precursor of CoQ10, mevalonate, is inhibited by some beta blockers, blood pressure-lowering medication, and statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs. Statins can reduce serum levels of CoQ10 by up to 40%.