What is the suggested dosage for enzyme CoQ10?


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Suggested CoQ10 dosage can vary widely depending on the brand as well as the condition being treated, according to Mayo Clinic. Most dosages for adults over 18 vary from 22 to 400 milligrams. For children under 18, the dosage ranges from 2 to 100 milligrams.

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Mayo Clinic recommends reading the product label carefully and consulting with a licensed medical professional to discuss dosing before beginning treatment. The University of Maryland Medical Center advises against using the CoQ10 in children under 18 unless supervised by a physician.

The soft-gel variety of CoQ10 is easier for the body to absorb than caplets and other options, states the University of Maryland Medical Center. It is important to take supplements with a meal that includes fat as CoQ10 requires fat for proper absorption.

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