[Rhabdomyolysis after administration of diclofenac].

  title={[Rhabdomyolysis after administration of diclofenac].},
  author={Karsten Knobloch and Dagmar Rossner and Tobias Goessling and Artur Lichtenberg and Monica Richter and Christian Krettek},
  journal={Der Unfallchirurg},
  volume={108 5},
Rhabdomyolysis may develop after various traumatic and nontraumatic circumstances. The use of lipid-lowering statins as well as the abuse of stimulants such as methylendioxymethamphetamine (ecstasy) can lead to fatal rhabdomyolysis with acute renal failure. We describe a case of diclofenac-induced rhabdomyolysis after a cumulative dose of 200 mg per os with consecutive critical increase of the creatine kinase and myoglobin. Prescription of diclofenac should therefore be done with caution. In… CONTINUE READING

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