[Rhabdomyolysis and anuric kidney failure induced by the treatment with a gemfibrozil-cerivastatin combination].

A 67-year-old man treated with gemfibrozil for a year development rhabdomyolysis and anuric renal failure after addition of cerivastatin. The clinical features and serological studies ruled out other causes of rhabdomyolysis. Drugs were stopped and hemodialysis was carried on for 14 days until diuresis occurred. The renal function improved steadily to a… CONTINUE READING