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Coenzyme Q10 for statin-induced myopathy

KEY POINT

In a meta-analysis of statin-related myopathy trials, supplementation with coenzyme Q10 did not decrease muscle pain or significantly change plasma creatinine kinase (CK) activity, compared with placebo.

SOURCES

Banach M et al. Effects of coenzyme Q10 on statin-induced myopathy: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Mayo Clin Proc. 2015;90:24–34.

Banach M et al. In reply–coenzyme Q10 and statin-induced myopathy. Mayo Clin Proc. 2015;90:420–1.