Possible Benefits and Risks
Studies suggest that the oral hypoglycemic drugs glyburide, phenformin, and tolazamide may inhibit the normal production of the substance coenzyme Q
While there is as yet no direct evidence that taking extra CoQ
will provide any specific benefit, supplementing with CoQ
on general principle might make sense.
In addition, there is some evidence that use of CoQ
could improve blood sugar control for people with diabetes. While this could be helpful, keep in mind that if it works, you might need to reduce your medication dosage.