Gitelman's syndrome presenting as intolerance to statin therapy has been reported. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Gitelman's syndrome presenting as intolerance to statin therapy.
Ann Clin Biochem. 2005 May ;42(Pt 3):232-3. PMID: 15949161
Department of Chemical Pathology, Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Lewsey Road, Luton LU4 0DZ, UK.
Several factors predisposing patients to statin-induced myopathy have been described. We describe a patient whose statin intolerance was associated with changes in serum potassium arising from previously undiagnosed Gitelman's syndrome.