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Lacking: Evidence for coenzyme Q10 in preventing statin-induced myalgias


A recently published article found insufficient evidence linking coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) deficiencies to the development of myopathies in patients treated with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. Consequently, the authors of this article advise against routinely using CoQ10 supplements in patients treated with statins who develop myalgias.