Statin toxicity may mimic viral hepatitis. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Statin toxicity: a situation that mimics viral hepatitis.
Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2005 Nov ;43(11):543-5. PMID: 16300170
Ankara University School of Medicine, Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Ibni Sina Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. firstname.lastname@example.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.