The overall rating for coenzyme q10 is 1.6 out of 3 meaning there is some evidence that this supplement does some (not all) of what it claims. Using this supplement may lead to some improvements.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Coenzyme Q10
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. References

Coenzyme Q10 Simple Report

  • Supplement: Coenzyme Q10
  • Supplement Category: antioxidants
  • Number of Products Containing Coenzyme Q10: 52
  • Effectiveness Rating: 1.6 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 64 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 18
  • Number of Claims: 9

Coenzyme Q10 Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for coenzyme q10 is 1.6 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. While some of the research supports its use, other evidence does not. Using this supplement may lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for coenzyme q10 as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Coenzyme Q10

There are 18 studies in the database on coenzyme q10; the research rating is 64. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for coenzyme q10 as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Coenzyme Q10

Products Names Amount of Coenzyme Q10
Geekd 20mg
Preform 75mg
Maximum Formula Pre Workout 25mg
Bio Burn 150mg
Guardian Elite 50mg
Full list of all 52 products containing Coenzyme Q10.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve cardiovascular endurance
improve cycling performance
improve muscular endurance
improve running performance
improve swimming performance
decrease fatigue
improve cycling sprint performance

Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
lower blood pressure

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
reduce muscle damage


Title of Study
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study of coenzyme Q10 therapy in hypertensive patients with the metabolic syndrome
Antifatigue effects of coenzyme Q10 during physical fatigue
Coenzyme Q10 does not prevent exercise-induced muscle damage and oxidative stress in sedentary men
Coenzyme Q10 Supplementation Decreases Oxidative Stress and Improves Physical Performance in Young Swimmers: A Pilot Study
Does exogenous coenzyme Q10 affect aerobic capacity in endurance athletes?
Effect of combined coenzyme Q10 and d-alpha-tocopheryl acetate supplementation on exercise-induced lipid peroxidation and muscular damage: a placebo-controlled double-blind study in marathon runners
Effect of reduced coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinol) supplementation on blood pressure and muscle damage during kendo training camp: a double-blind, randomized controlled study
Effects of acute and 14-day coenzyme Q10 supplementation on exercise performance in both trained and untrained individuals
Effects of Coenzyme Q10 Supplementation on Exercise Performance and Markers of Oxidative Stress in Hemodialysis Patients: A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Crossover Trial
Effects of coenzyme Q10 supplementation on exercise performance, VO2max, and lipid peroxidation in trained cyclists
Effects of ubiquinone-10 supplementation and high intensity training on physical performance in humans
Impact of coenzyme Q-10 on parameters of cardiorespiratory fitness and muscle performance in older athletes taking statins
Muscle and plasma coenzyme Q10 concentration, aerobic power and exercise economy of healthy men in response to four weeks of supplementation
Reducing exercise-induced muscular injury in kendo athletes with supplementation of coenzyme Q10
The effect of coenzyme Q10 on the exercise performance of cross-country skiers
The effect of oral coenzyme Q10 on the exercise tolerance of middle-aged, untrained men
The effect of short-term coenzyme Q10 supplementation and pre-cooling strategy on cardiac damage markers in elite swimmers
The effects of coenzyme Q10 supplementation on performance during repeated bouts of supramaximal exercise in sedentary men