Rhabdomyolysis after taking Atorvastatin with Gemfibrozil

P. Barton Duell, William E. Connor, D. Roger Illingworth

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Abstract

The findings in this case indicate that atorvastatin, like other DL-3- hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors, may increase the risk of myositis and rhabdomyolysis when used in combination with gemfibrozil.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)368-369
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume81
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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