Lovastatin-induced acute rhabdomyolysis has been reported. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Lovastatin-induced acute rhabdomyolysis.
Postgrad Med J. 1990 Apr ;66(774):294-6. PMID: 2385552
Department of Medicine, Loyola University, Evanston 60202.
Severe rhabdomyolysis complicated by respiratory and renal failure developed three weeks after initiation of low dose lovastatin therapy in a 79 year old, non-immunocompromised patient. The concomitant use of gemfibrozil may increase the risk of this complication.