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Rhabdomyolysis induced by a single dose of a statin


Statins have been shown to cause myotoxicity and rhabdomyolysis. In most cases rhabdomyolysis occurs following the use of these drugs for at least one week. A case of rhabdomyolysis after just a single dose of simvastatin is reported.

  • rhabdomyolysis
  • statins
  • lipids

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