Statin Myopathy

Jeffrey A. Cohen, Justin Mowchun and Jon Grudem

in Peripheral Nerve and Muscle Disease:

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780195375367
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322930 | DOI:

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Statin Myopathy

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Statin myopathy can occur at anytime during use. This chapter discusses an approach to diagnosis, and emphasizes management considerations; which include awareness of statin metabolism by the cytochrome P450 system.

Chapter.  1115 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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