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11.3% of patients taking high dose statins experienced rhabdomyolysis
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11.3% of patients taking high dose statins experienced rhabdomyolysis—a breakdown of muscle tissue that releases a damaging protein into the blood —according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.
Sultan S, and Hynes N. The Ugly Side of Statins. Systemic Appraisal of the Contemporary Un-Known Unknowns. Open Journal of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases, 2013; 3(3): 179-185.
The paper is available here.
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Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Western Vascular Institute
University College Hospital Galway
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