17 patient evaluations for CoQ10 (CoEnzyme Q10) taken for the purpose of 'Parkinson's disease'

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Dec 1, 2015 (Started Jun 03, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Double-blind testing has revealed no effect on PD.  A waste of time and money.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Mar 8, 2012 (Started Jun 03, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Aug 26, 2011 (Started Jun 03, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Never noticed any effecteven at 1200 mg/day, other than the lightening of my wallet.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jun 22, 2009 (Started Jun 03, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If it can't hurt and possibly helps, why not.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Mar 11, 2009 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Dec 16, 2008 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have noticed a great deal of improvement in my right arm (the one affected by PD), e.g., greater range of motion, better dexterity, increased strength.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 5 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2013 (Started Oct 31, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 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

Jan 1, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

Aug 30, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 18, 2011 (Started Oct 24, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 30, 2011 (Started Oct 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily

Sep 15, 2011 (Started Oct 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2011 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 10, 2011 (Started Apr 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily

Aug 21, 2008 (Started Apr 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily

  • 0 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
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