6 patient evaluations for CoQ10 (CoEnzyme Q10) with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

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Nov 15, 2013 (Started May 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Taking an expensive supplement for a long period of time and not perceiving any benefit seemed silly to me. I have not noticed any change since stopping.

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 4, 2012 (Started Nov 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I switched from the ubiquinone form to the ubiquinol form of CoQ10.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Oct 19, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: I am taking mostly the Ubiquinol form 600 mg. I had been taking the Wii Fit Plus body fitness test each morning from 9/3/2010 to 9/27/2010. This was my base line which resulted in a Wii Fit Age of 59 +/- 11. From 10/1/2010 until 10/18/2010, I increased my CoQ10 from 150 mg to 900 mg and added 500mg of tyrosiine and 140 mg GlycoCarn to my regimen. My Wii Fit Age dropped to 42 +/- 13. The Wii Fit Age is a measure of balance and agility.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Jun 11, 2011 (Started Mar 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It is now thought that coq10 does not slow PD. A recent study found it ineffective.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 23, 2009 (Started Jan 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 18, 2009 (Started May 09, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I believe it's been proven effective in 3-4 clinical trials in slowing down the effcts of PD. Not conclusive enough by government's short sighted views. I don't want to get too political here , but we have been deprived of eight years of research by our last governing body. At that time I was strongly advised to take the 1200 mg. of Co-Q10.. My doctor is pretty encouraged by my relatively slow progression. But the clock is ticking.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 4 helpful marks
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