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As of May 2015, research into taking Coenzyme Q10, or CoQ10, with statins is not definitive. Some evidence suggests that CoQ10 possibly reduces side effects of statins, according to University of Maryland Medical Center. More »

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The benefits of coenzyme Q10 statins include reducing muscle breakdown in people who consume statins, reports Healthline. CoQ10 also relieves pain and reduces discomfort in people who take statins. More »

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Statin-induced muscle weakness was reduced by 44 percent and muscle pain reduced by 53 percent in patients taking CoQ10 for six months in a 2012 study cited by PubMed. A 2007 study showed significant decreases in muscle ... More »

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While some physicians recommend that patients supplement cholesterol-lowering statin regimes with Coenzyme Q10 to counteract the muscle pain and weakness they cause, the results are not conclusive, according to WebMD. St... More »

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Coenzyme Q10 is compatible with Lipitor and other statins. Studies suggest that CoQ10 supplementation may actually decrease the side effects associated with statins, reports Healthline. More »

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Patients prescribed statins for a cholesterol condition should not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice without discussing it with a doctor first, reports the Mayo Clinic. Grapefruit contains a chemical that breaks d... More »

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Not only is it safe for people who take statins to take CoQ10, but this supplement may decrease muscle breakdown and help control pain, according to the American Journal of Cardiology. CoQ10 is produced naturally by the ... More »

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