How Coenzyme Q10 (CO-Q10) interacts with gemfibrozil

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

A study reported that men being treated with gemfibrozil for elevated cholesterol had a significant decrease in coenzyme-Q10 levels in the blood. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)


  1. View Abstract: Aberg F, et al. Gemfibrozil-induced Decrease in Serum Ubiquinone and Alpha- and Gamma-tocopherol Levels in Men with Combined Hyperlipidaemia. Eur J Clin Invest. Mar1998;28(3):235-42.