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Review: could Coenzyme q10 cause Weight gain?

Summary: Weight gain could be caused by Coenzyme q10, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 979 people who have side effects while taking Coenzyme q10 from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Coenzyme q10

Coenzyme q10 (latest outcomes from 1,064 users) has active ingredients of coenzyme q - 10. It is often used in vitamin supplementation.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 521,529 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 979 people reported to have side effects when taking Coenzyme q10. Among them, 32 people (3.27%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.01% of all the 520,744 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

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 gain80.65%19.35%

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%3.70%14.81%7.41%74.07%

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, 31.25%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (9 people, 28.12%)
  3. Depression (6 people, 18.75%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (5 people, 15.62%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (5 people, 15.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (15 people, 46.88%)
  2. Fish oil (8 people, 25.00%)
  3. Lyrica (7 people, 21.88%)
  4. Crestor (7 people, 21.88%)
  5. Insulin (7 people, 21.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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