Coenzyme Q10 supplementation in the management of statin‐associated myalgia

  title={Coenzyme Q10 supplementation in the management of statin‐associated myalgia},
  author={Jason Eng Thye Tan and Arden R. Barry},
  journal={American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy},
  • J. Tan, A. Barry
  • Published 1 June 2017
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
Statins are indicated for use as first-line therapy in the prevention of major adverse cardiovascular events (e.g., myocardial infarction, stroke) in patients with or at risk for cardiovascular disease.[1][1] However, muscle-related adverse effects, including myopathy, often limit the use of statins 
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