TITLE

Avoid hiqh-dose simvastatin

PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;7/15/2011 Pharmacology Watch, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the advice given by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to physicians pertaining to the avoidance of prescribing high-dose simvastatin (Zocor) due to the potential risk of myopathy and rhabdomyolysis.
ACCESSION #
65206156

 

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