How Coenzyme Q10 (CO-Q10) interacts with Beta-blockers

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

Many of these medications can decrease the formation of coenzyme-Q10 in the body. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)

These drugs include atenolol, esmolol, betaxolol, penbutolol, carteolol, bisoprolol, pindolol, metoprolol, timolol, sotalol, acebutolol, nadolol, propranolol, labetalol, carvedilol, levobunolol, levobetaxolol, metipranolol


  1. View Abstract: Kishi T, et al. Bioenergetics in Clinical Medicine XV. Inhibition of Coenzyme Q10-enzymes by Clincically used Adrenergic Blockers of Beta-receptors. Res Commun Chem Pathol Pharmacol. May1977;17(1):157-64.