Does statin therapy initiation increase the risk for myopathy? An observational study of 32,225 diabetic and nondiabetic patients.

@article{Nichols2007DoesST,
  title={Does statin therapy initiation increase the risk for myopathy? An observational study of 32,225 diabetic and nondiabetic patients.},
  author={Gregory A Nichols and Carol E. Koro},
  journal={Clinical therapeutics},
  year={2007},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={1761-70}
}
BACKGROUND Estimates of myopathy rates in the literature are based on adverse events reported in clinical trials, which may not be representative of the clinical practice setting. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of myopathic events, particularly myalgia, myositis, and rhabdomyolysis in a community-based practice among a cohort of subjects with or without diabetes, some of whom received statin treatment. METHODS In this retrospective data analysis, we… CONTINUE READING
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