What is MitoQ?

Category: Supplements

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MitoQ is a powerful antioxidant that promotes health of mitochondria, the power source of the body's cells. In turn, this helps the body combat symptoms of aging and support organ health. This supplement is now being tested as a treatment for Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 7 6
Chronic fatigue 3 1
Multiple sclerosis 3 0
Neurological fatigue 1 0
Peripheral neuropathy 1 0
Systemic lupus erythematosus 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
0
None
6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with MitoQ

Side effect Patients
Stomach pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking MitoQ

Dosage Patients
2 capsule(s) daily 2
10 mg daily 2
5 mg daily 1
20 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking MitoQ

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Other 2
Expense 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking MitoQ

Duration

Currently taking MitoQ

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 4

Stopped taking MitoQ

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 5
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for MitoQ

Oct 4, 2014 (Started Apr 02, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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