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Independent risk factors for simvastatin-related myopathy and relevance to different types of muscle symptom

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Aims:
Statins are widely used to prevent cardiovascular events, but little is known about the impact of different risk factors for statin-related myopathy or their relevance to reports of other types of muscle symptom.


Methods and Results:
An observational analysis was undertaken of 171 clinically adjudicated cases of myopathy (defined as unexplained muscle pain or weakness with creatine kinase >10× upper limit of normal) and, sep...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa574

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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MSD
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Division:
MSD
Role:
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Division:
MSD
Role:
Contributor
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
European Heart Journal Journal website
Volume:
41
Issue:
35
Article number:
ehaa574
Publication date:
2020-07-23
Acceptance date:
2020-07-02
DOI:
EISSN:
1522-9645
ISSN:
0195-668X
Pmid:
32702748
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1122389
Local pid:
pubs:1122389
Deposit date:
2020-08-06

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