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Review: could Coenzyme q10 cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?





Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Coenzyme q10, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 989 people who have side effects while taking Coenzyme q10 from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Coenzyme q10

Coenzyme q10 has active ingredients of coenzyme q - 10. It is often used in health. (latest outcomes from Coenzyme q10 1,077 users)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Weight gain 75,856 patients)

On Dec, 4, 2014: 989 people reported to have side effects when taking Coenzyme q10. Among them, 33 people (3.34%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Coenzyme q10 reports

Time on Coenzyme q10 when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Coenzyme q10 * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain81.25%18.75%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Coenzyme q10 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.14%14.29%7.14%71.43%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Coenzyme q10 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (10 people, 30.30%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (9 people, 27.27%)
  3. Depression (7 people, 21.21%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (6 people, 18.18%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 15.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (15 people, 45.45%)
  2. Fish oil (8 people, 24.24%)
  3. Benicar (7 people, 21.21%)
  4. Lipitor (7 people, 21.21%)
  5. Lyrica (7 people, 21.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 76 year old woman who has Initial Insomnia, and takes Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, CoQ10, Aspirin, Brilinta, Omeprazole, Pravastatin Sodium, Tekturna)
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    I am wondering if the side effects of Prolia go away or lessen during the six months it is taken for.

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