CoQ10 and Statins – A Canadian Perspective

In Canada, physicians are increasingly recommending coenzyme Q 10 supplements for their statin patients.

This information comes directly from the Prescribing Information associated with these products.

For example, here is a section of the Prescribing Information for Lipitor (Pfizer):

To quote:

Significant decreases in circulating ubiquinone (CoQ10) levels in patients treated with atorvastatin [Lipitor] and other statins has been observed. 

Here is a link to Health Canada (their equivalent to our US Food and Drug Administration) if you would like to download the document yourself.

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