TITLE

Rosuvastatin (Crestor) and rhabdomyolysis

AUTHOR(S)
Wooltorton, Eric
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/20/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 2, p129
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the warning issued by Health Canada to health care professionals of reports of rhabdomyolysis in some patients taking the cholesterol-lowering drug Rosuvastatin. Information on the drug; Overview of how the drug caused rhabdomyolysis; Suggestions for the management of hyperlipidemia.
ACCESSION #
13705713

 

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