How much Co-enzyme Q10 & 5HTP do you take?

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by Smiffy, Feb 24, 2006.

  1. Smiffy

    Smiffy Member

    Please could you tell me what daily amounts of Co-enzyme Q10 & of 5HTP you have found helpful please? What time of day do you take them? What benefits have you noticed? Thanks!
  2. Fudge43

    Fudge43 New Member

    Hi Smiffy ... I take CoQ10 in the morning or after lunch because it is supposed to energize you .. I have worked up to 100 mgs .. the 5HTP .. L-Trytophan is the parent of that drug .. night time for relaxation .. I was on 1500 mg but I am cutting back because of a change in meds for sleep and muscle twitching .. I take a B50 complex also and I think it really helps ..
    In any case .. I think you might find a difference eventually !
    Good Luck !
    Fudge : )
  3. Smiffy

    Smiffy Member

    Thank you both for responding, that's very helpful.
  4. MaryCecelia

    MaryCecelia New Member

    I take 200 mgs. of 5-htp about 3 hrs. before bed. It does usually help me get to sleep faster; however, I still don't feel a bit rested, so I'll soon be starting Xyrem. I no longer take co-Q10 because after ayr. and a half on it, I felt no difference & Dr. said to d.c. it.
  5. Rosiebud

    Rosiebud New Member

    I take 2 x 120mg CoQ10 a day. I buy it from States, Puritan's Pride as its so much cheaper than in UK.

    I dont know about 5HTP but I've asked you about it on other thread.

  6. Smiffy

    Smiffy Member

    Thank you all for your help. It's lovely to be able to ask you things!

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