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Featuring Demian Dressler, DVM and Sue Ettinger, DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology), authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide

Coenzyme Q10

Updated: November 22nd, 2017

There were many studies, articles and books Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger used when writing The Dog Cancer Survival Guide. Here is a list of the most important references about coenzyme q10.

Please note that in vivo and clinical use citations were included whenever possible. We have also included links to the papers, where available. Most of the papers are found on the National Institute of Health’s online library, PubMed.

Coenzyme q10 for prevention of anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity. Conklin KA. Integr Cancer Ther. 2005 Jun;4(2):110-30.

Adriamycin cardiotoxicity: early detection by systolic time interval and possible prevention by coenzyme Q10. Cortes EP, et al. Cancer Treat Rep. 1978 Jun;62(6):887-91.

[Investigation of the preventive effect of CoQ10 against the side-effects of anthracycline antineoplastic agents] Tsubaki K, et al. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 1984 Jul;11(7):1420-7. [Article in Japanese]

[Chronic cardiotoxicity of anthracycline derivatives and possible prevention by coenzyme Q10] Tajima M. Gan No Rinsho. 1984 Jul;30(9 Suppl):1211-6. [Article in Japanese]

Cardioprotection against the toxic effects of anthracyclines given to children with cancer: a systematic review. Bryant J, et al. Health Technol Assess. 2007 Jul;11(27):iii, ix-x, 1-84. Review.

Effect of coenzyme Q10 on the disposition of doxorubicin in rats. Zhou Q, Chowbay B. Eur J Drug Metab Pharmacokinet. 2002 Jul-Sep;27(3):185-92.

Reduction by coenzyme Q10 of the acute toxicity of adriamycin in mice. Combs AB, et al. Res Commun Chem Pathol Pharmacol. 1977 Nov;18(3):565-8.

Effect of coenzyme Q10 on the survival time and lipid peroxidation of adriamycin (doxorubicin) treated mice. Shinozawa S, et al. Acta Med Okayama. 1984 Feb;38(1):57-63.

Protective effect of exogenous coenzyme Q against damage by adriamycin in perfused rat liver. Valls V, et al. Biochem Mol Biol Int. 1994 Jul;33(4):633-42.

Efficacy of coenzyme Q10 for improved tolerability of cancer treatments: a systematic review. Roffe L, Schmidt K, Ernst E. J Clin Oncol. 2004 Nov 1;22(21):4418-24. Review.

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