Vitamin D deficiency, myositis-myalgia, and reversible statin intolerance.

@article{Glueck2011VitaminDD,
  title={Vitamin D deficiency, myositis-myalgia, and reversible statin intolerance.},
  author={Charles J Glueck and Shaaista B Budhani and Silpa S Masineni and Cesar Abuchaibe and Naseer Ahmed Khan and Ping Wang and Naila M Goldenberg},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 9},
  pages={1683-90}
}
OBJECTIVE In 150 hypercholesterolemic patients, unable to tolerate ≥1 statin because of myositis-myalgia, selected by low (<32 ng/ml) serum 25 (OH) vitamin D, we prospectively assessed whether vitamin D supplementation with resolution of vitamin D deficiency would result in statin tolerance, free of myositis-myalgia. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We studied… CONTINUE READING