Abstract Title:

Statin toxicity: a situation that mimics viral hepatitis.

Abstract Source:

Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2005 Nov ;43(11):543-5. PMID: 16300170

Abstract Author(s):

F Cokça, S Ozkan, G Nergisoglu, O Memikoglu, A Azap

Article Affiliation:

Ankara University School of Medicine, Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Ibni Sina Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. cokcaf@infeksiyon.org


A case is presented involving a female patient who experienced rhabdomyolysis following high-dose therapy with a statin. Acute renal failure was a complicating factor necessitating the use of hemodialysis. The patient recovered fully within about 6 weeks.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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