Review: could Coq10 cause Muscle pain?
Summary: Muscle pain could be caused by Coq10, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.
We study 1,484 people who have side effects while taking Coq10 from FDA and social media. Among them, 58 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.
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Coq10 (latest outcomes from 1,715 users) has active ingredients of coenzyme q - 10. It is often used in vitamin supplementation.
Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 500,568 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Coq10. Among them, 58 people (3.86%) have Muscle Pain. They amount to 0.01% of all the 500,296 people who have Muscle Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Coq10 when people have Muscle pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle pain||14.29%||14.29%||14.29%||0.00%||42.86%||0.00%||14.29% |
Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Coq10 * :
|Muscle pain||47.37%||52.63% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Coq10 * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||29.55%||70.45% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Coq10 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle pain||25.00%||37.50%||25.00%||12.50% |
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (9 people, 15.52%)
- Osteoporosis (7 people, 12.07%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (6 people, 10.34%)
- Arthritis (4 people, 6.90%)
- Blood pressure (4 people, 6.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (26 people, 44.83%)
- Fish oil (21 people, 36.21%)
- Vitamin d (20 people, 34.48%)
- Niaspan (16 people, 27.59%)
- Plavix (9 people, 15.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My doctor is working by process of elimination to determine what causes my muscle pain. It occurs on the top of my shoulders, up my neck, my upper and lower back, and down both arms to my wrists. The most severe area is the top of my shoulders and my neck. I also suffer from a radiating headache up the back of my head, probably because of the pain in my neck and shoulders.
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