Review: could Coenzyme Q10 cause Restless Legs Syndrome?


Summary

Restless legs syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Coenzyme Q10. We study 1,649 people who have side effects while taking Coenzyme q10 from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.

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Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme q10 has active ingredients of coenzyme q - 10. It is often used in supplementation therapy. (latest outcomes from Coenzyme q10 1,716 users)

Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with weight decreased, blood glucose increased, pain, head injury, sleep disorder (latest reports from 18,352 Restless legs syndrome patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

1,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Coenzyme Q10.
Among them, 5 people (0.3%) have Restless Legs Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Coenzyme q10 cause Restless legs syndrome?

Time on Coenzyme Q10 when people have Restless Legs Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Coenzyme Q10 *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Coenzyme Q10 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Severity if Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Coenzyme Q10 **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Restless Legs Syndrome **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vitamin Supplementation (2 people)
  • Pain (2 people)
  • Eyes - Dry (2 people)
  • Arthritis (2 people)
  • Arthralgia (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (5 people)
  • Prednisone (4 people)
  • Clonazepam (4 people)
  • Multivitamin (3 people)
  • Fish Oil (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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