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Review: could Coq10 cause Heart pounding (Heart palpitations)?

Summary: Heart pounding is found among people who take Coq10, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Fish oil, and have Vitamin supplementation.

We study 1,511 people who have side effects while taking Coq10 from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Heart pounding. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart pounding and more.

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Coq10

Coq10 has active ingredients of coenzyme q - 10. It is often used in health. (latest outcomes from 1,749 Coq10 users)

Heart pounding

Heart pounding (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,054 Heart pounding patients)

On Jan, 5, 2015: 1,511 people reported to have side effects when taking Coq10. Among them, 20 people (1.32%) have Heart Pounding.

Trend of Heart pounding in Coq10 reports

Time on Coq10 when people have Heart pounding * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart pounding0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Heart pounding when taking Coq10 * :

FemaleMale
Heart pounding75.00%25.00%

Age of people who have Heart pounding when taking Coq10 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart pounding0.00%0.00%0.00%10.53%5.26%5.26%36.84%42.11%

Severity of Heart pounding when taking Coq10 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart pounding0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Heart pounding ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heart pounding0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Vitamin supplementation (4 people, 20.00%)
  2. Hypertension (4 people, 20.00%)
  3. Depression (3 people, 15.00%)
  4. Insomnia (2 people, 10.00%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fish oil (7 people, 35.00%)
  2. Aspirin (6 people, 30.00%)
  3. Vitamin d (6 people, 30.00%)
  4. Multivitamin (4 people, 20.00%)
  5. Nexium (3 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Stopped androgel and zinc, heart palpitations stopped after 2 weeks, almost afraid to start up again!
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    About 2 weeks ago I started on 3mg of Biotin a day. After about 4 days my heart started racing for period. It was uncomfortable and distracting. It's been nearly 2 weeks now and it's settled some but in the evening it comes back. Occassionaly during the day. Maybe at night I just notice it more but I don't think I notice it during the day, possible a little but at night it escalates. Is it possible that Biotin can cause damage. Why hasn't it gone away after near 2 weeks? I had no racing before starting Biotin. I've had a regularly scheduled checked about 4 days after stopping taking the Biotin. I didn't mention anything to the doc but he noticed nothing about my heartbeat or deep breathing. It's distracts and I wish it would subside! Any clues here? Thanks, jack
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    I started taking 3mg of biotin a day for about 3 or 4 days. I noticed my heart racing which was unusual for me. None before starting biotin. I've stopped over a week ago, going on 2 weeks and my heart still races. More at night or maybe I notice it more at night. No, I would notice it during the day. But when I sit down to relax at night it begins to flip and flop. Why is this persisting after near 2 weeks of stopping. By the way, I had a regular checkup about 4 or 5 days after stopping and the physician didn't say anything about what he heard in my heart and deep breathing. I have no pain but the palpitations are distracting and somewhat worrisome. Is there any cases of biotin doing damage to the heart?

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