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Monday, September 26, 2016
Is there a downside to mega doses of CO Q10
There is a CO Q10 study under way (stage 3) in which people are taking either 300, 600 or 1200 mg of CO Q1. I currently take 300mg on my own and am not part of the study. Is ther any downside to my increasing to 1200 mg. Can it be toxic? Do I have to be monitored for anything? I currently take Sinemet and Requip.
There is insufficient data in the literature to answer your question. Outcomes of studies such as the one you describe are awaited.
Arif Dalvi, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati